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  • 9th-century collection of prayers and litanies

    Manuscript

    Made in the third quarter of the ninth century, this manuscript contains a collection of devotional texts such as prayer...

  • 9th-century Gospel-book from Tours

    Manuscript

    The copying and decoration of this Gospel-book from Tours represent a remarkable artistic achievement. As is characteris...

  • Alcuin's letter collection

    Manuscript

    This collection of the letters of the Englishman Alcuin of York (b. c. 735, d. 804), is datable to the early ninth centu...

  • Cicero, De Oratore

    Manuscript

    This volume contains De Oratore (On the Orator), a rhetorical treatise by the Roman philosopher and statesman Cicero (b....

  • Gospel-book produced in Northern France

    Manuscript

    This Gospel-book, made in the third quarter of the ninth century, is an example of the Franco-Saxon style of decoration...

  • St Jerome, Commentary on Isaiah

    Manuscript

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

  • Tiberius Bede

    Manuscript

    Bede’s Ecclesiastical History of the English People was completed in 731. The work tells the story of the conversion of ...