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  • Book of Durrow


    The Book of Durrow contains the four Gospels, each of which is preceded by carpet pages and the evangelist symbols. The ...

  • Earliest Durham gospel-book


    This fragmentary manuscript is widely thought to be the earliest example in the sequence of decorated Insular gospel-boo...

  • Earliest English charter


    This is the earliest example to survive in its original form, on a single sheet of parchment.

  • Otho-Corpus Gospels


    Some of the earliest books to survive from Anglo-Saxon England are copies of the first four books of the New Testament,...

  • The Harley Gospels: an early surviving example of...


    This is one of the earliest surviving examples of St Jerome's Vulgate – the Bible in the 'everyday Latin' translation th...