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  • Prudentius, Psychomachia

    Manuscript Created date: Late 10th century

    Prudentius’s Psychomachia, which means ‘Battle of the Soul’, is the first fully allegorical work in the European literar...

  • Prudentius, Psychomachia (War of the Soul)

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 10th century–11th century

    The Psychomachia (War of the Soul) is a work of allegory in which seven Virtues and seven Vices battle for possession of...

  • Rule of St Benedict

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of 10th century-2nd half 13th century

    Manuscripts of the ‘Rule’ for monastic life drawn up by Benedict of Nursia (died c. 547) were known in England from at l...

  • Winchester Benedictional

    Manuscript Created date: Late 10th century–1st half of the 11th century

    Benedictionals (from the Latin benedicere, to bless) are books that contain lists of blessings given by bishops during t...