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  • Ralph de Diceto, Opuscula

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1195

    The Opuscula (little works) was a collection of material about history, compiled by Ralph de Diceto (d. c. 1200) at St P...

  • Richard of St Victor's theological works

    Manuscript Created date: 1171–1190

    Probably of Scottish origin, Richard of St Victor (d. 1173) was one of the most important theologians of the 12th centur...

  • Rochester copy of William of Malmesbury's Deeds of...

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 12th century–1st quarter of the 13th century

    The Deeds of the Kings of the English was written by the Anglo-Norman monk William of Malmesbury (b. c. 1095, d. c 1143)...

  • Rule of St Benedict

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd quarter of the 12th century

    Educated in Rome, St Benedict of Nursia (b. c. 480, d. c. 550) abandoned city life and withdrew to the vicinity of Subia...

  • School texts

    Manuscript Created date: 11th century–12th century

    This manuscript contains a collection of fragments from England and France in the 11th and 12th centuries. It consists o...

  • St Augustine, Confessiones

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 11th century

    St Augustine’s (b. 354, d. 430) autobiographical work, the Confessions, was a key text that was widely read and studied ...

  • St Augustine, Contra Faustum Manichaeum

    Manuscript Created date: Mid-11th century

    St Augustine was born in Tagaste, now Souk-Ahras in Algeria, in 354. As a young man he was attracted to the ideas of Man...

  • St Augustine, De civitate Dei

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1060

    St Augustine (b. 354, d. 430) composed De civitate Dei (The City of God) in response to an attack on Rome by the Visigot...

  • St Gregory the Great, Epistles

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 12th century

    This imposing volume includes a collection of letters of Pope Gregory the Great (d. c. 604). It was made in the north of...

  • St Gregory the Great, Moralia in Job

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century–13th century

    The second of a two-volume set, this book contains the Old Testament Book of Job. It also includes part of St Gregory th...

  • St Jerome, Commentaries on Jeremiah and Ezekiel

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd quarter of the 12th century

    Saint Jerome (b. c. 347, d. 420), whose greatest work was the translation of the Bible into Latin, also wrote biblical c...

  • St Jerome, Commentaries on the Pauline Epistles

    Manuscript Created date: 9th century

    Commentaries by St Jerome (d. 420) on the Bible could be found in the collections of many monastic libraries in England ...

  • St Jerome, Commentary on Ecclesiastes and Translat...

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd quarter of the 12th century

    The abbey of Saint Peter, Corbie, in northern France was founded by the Merovingian queen, Bathilde, widow of King Clovi...

  • St Jerome, Commentary on Isaiah

    Manuscript Created date: 1st half of the 9th century

    This eighth-century copy of St Jerome’s (b. 347, d. 420) Commentary on the Old Testament book of Isaiah is an early vers...

  • St Jerome, Commentary on Jeremiah

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century

    In the Old Testament Book of Jeremiah, the prophet warns King Zedekiah of the destruction of Jerusalem.  This copy of St...