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  • St Augustine, Confessiones

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 11th century

    St Augustine’s (b. 354, d. 430) autobiographical work, the Confessions, was a key text that was widely read and studied ...

  • St Augustine, Contra Faustum Manichaeum

    Manuscript Created date: Mid-11th century

    St Augustine was born in Tagaste, now Souk-Ahras in Algeria, in 354. As a young man he was attracted to the ideas of Man...

  • St Augustine, De civitate Dei

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1060

    St Augustine (b. 354, d. 430) composed De civitate Dei (The City of God) in response to an attack on Rome by the Visigot...

  • St Bertin Gospels

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 11th century

    From its foundation in the seventh century, the abbey of St Bertin in St Omer was one of the most powerful abbeys in the...

  • St Denis Missal

    Manuscript Created date: Mid-11th century

    During the 11th and the 12th centuries, a new kind of text appeared for use in the liturgy – the Missal, which combined ...

  • Sulpicius Severus, Lives of St Martin and St Bened...

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

    The lives of two important early saints, Sts Martin and Benedict, have been copied together in this volume dating from t...

  • The Life and Miracles of St Nicholas

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

    From the early Middle Ages onwards many monasteries produced libelli (small books), each of which contained the life of...

  • Vitae sanctorum (Lives of saints)

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

    Saints’ Lives or Vitae sanctorum were a new and popular form of historical writing developed in Europe in the Middle Age...

  • Ælfwine’s Prayerbook

    Manuscript Created date: 3rd decade of the 11th century

    Many manuscripts reveal a surprising amount about their makers and owners. One such is this small prayer book, which mea...