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  • Cassiodorus, Historia ecclesiastica tripartite

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

    Marcus Flavius Cassiodorus Senator (b. c. 485, d. c. 580), was a Roman statesman and scholar, who served under Theodoric...

  • Collection of works by St Ambrose

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

    St Ambrose (b. 340, d. 420), a bishop of Milan, was one of the greatest preachers of the early Church. Seven of his work...

  • French copy of Bede's Commentary on the Gospel of ...

    Manuscript Created date: Early 11th century

    The great Anglo-Saxon scholar, Bede (b. c. 673, d. 735), is often ranked alongside the Church Fathers for his widely-cop...

  • French copy of Isidore of Seville’s Etymologies

    Manuscript Created date: Early 11th century

    The Etymologies by Isidore of Seville (b. c. 560, d. 636) was a vast reference work that functioned as an encyclopaedia....

  • French copy of St Augustine’s De Trinitate

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1060

    St Augustine (b. 354, d. 430) dedicated nearly 30 years of his life to complete his 15-book treatise De Trinitate (On th...

  • Hrabanus Maurus, De Laudibus sanctae crucis

    Manuscript Created date: Mid-11th century

    The poem De Laudibus sancte crucis (In Praise of the Holy Cross) is the work of Hrabanus Maurus (b. 780/781, d. 856), on...

  • Illustrated scientific and historical works

    Manuscript Created date: 1060–1063

    The Benedictine abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés was a wealthy centre of royal patronage and intellectual life jus...

  • Macrobius, Commentary on the Dream of Scipio

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

    In around 430, the Latin grammarian and philosopher, Macrobius wrote Commentarii in somnium Scipionis, a commentary on t...

  • School texts

    Manuscript Created date: 11th century–12th century

    This manuscript contains a collection of fragments from England and France in the 11th and 12th centuries. It consists o...

  • 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...

  • Virgil's collected works

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

    The writings of classical and late Antique authors such as Cicero (d. 44 BC), Ovid (d. c. 18) and Prudentius (d. after 4...