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  • Anthology of Greek lyric poetry

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 16th century

    The 15th and 16th centuries saw an outburst of scholarly interest in Greek literature in western Europe. The arrival of...

  • Aristotle in Latin

    Manuscript Created date: 13th century

    This 13th-century manuscript contains Gerard of Cremona's (c. 1114-87) translations of Aristotelian works on natural phi...

  • 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...

  • Bull of Union of the Greek and Latin Churches

    Manuscript Created date: 1439

    At the Council of Florence in 1439, a papal bull was issued to proclaim the union of Eastern and Western Churches. 18 co...

  • Cappadocian Gospel lectionary

    Manuscript Created date: 980

    The bishop Stephanos commissioned this Gospel lectionary. It was written in 980 at Ciscissa in Cappadocia. It is laid ou...

  • Carolingian Greek Grammar

    Manuscript Created date: c 900

    A range of different resources were used by Latin scholars in the 8th and 9th centuries to learn Greek. Examples of some...

  • Cotton Genesis

    Manuscript Created date: 5th century–6th century

    The Cotton Genesis is one of the great treasures of the British Library. Created probably in Egypt in the 5th or 6th cen...

  • Earliest manuscript of Lucian

    Manuscript Created date: 10th century

    This is the earliest extant manuscript of the Greek author Lucian of Samosata (c. 125-180). It is from the early 10th ce...

  • Florentine Homer

    Manuscript Created date: 1466

    This fine copy of Homer’s The Iliad is one of the most beautiful manuscripts of that work in existence. In addition to t...

  • Golden Canon Tables

    Manuscript Created date: 6th century

    The Golden Canon Tables were created in Constantinople and date from the 6th or 7th century. They are precious evidence...

  • 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...

  • Greek Gospel lectionary with notes in Arabic

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century

    This Greek Gospel lectionary contains exquisite decorated headpieces, characteristic of the style of 12th-century Byzant...

  • Greek medical treatises

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 15th century

    This manuscript is a typical example of a medical miscellany. It consists of a range of treatises on physiology and prog...

  • Greek–Latin glossary

    Manuscript Created date: 8th century

    This manuscript was used by scholars in 8th-century western Europe to learn Greek. The bulk of the volume is taken up by...

  • Greek–Latin Psalter from Paris

    Manuscript Created date: 1220s

    Created in 1220s Paris, this is a rare example of a Greek manuscript from western Europe in the high Middle Ages. It con...