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  • Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae

    Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 16th century

    The 3rd-century CE author Athenaeus is known today for his long work, the Deipnosophistae (‘Dinner Sophists’). This work...

  • Greek bestiary

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd quarter of the 16th century–3rd quarter of the 16th century

    The Byzantine poet Manuel Philes (c. 1275–c. 1345) is best known now for his work De Animalium Proprietate (‘On the Natu...

  • Notebook of Johannes Cuno

    Manuscript Created date: c 1506-c 1508

    Johannes Cuno (1463–1513) was a Dominican friar and humanist from Nuremberg. He travelled to Italy around 1500, where he...

  • Verses to Elizabeth I in Latin and Greek

    Manuscript Created date: 1563

    In 1563, Queen Elizabeth I came to Windsor. In honour of this occasion, members of Eton College, including students and...

  • Works of Justin Martyr

    Manuscript Created date: 1541

    The 16th century saw increasing interest in the writings of the Church Fathers. One of the earliest Christian theologian...