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  • Otho-Corpus Gospels

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 7th century–1st quarter of the 8th century

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

  • Passionale (Lives of Saints)

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century

    The initials beginning each saint’s life in this volume are historiated, containing visual synopses of the stories relat...

  • Paul the Deacon, History of the Lombards

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

    Paul the Deacon’s (b. c. 720, d. 799) written history of the Lombard people is one of the earliest accounts of the Lomba...

  • Peter Lombard, Commentary on the Psalms

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 12th century

    Peter Lombard (d. 1160) was a scholar and theologian, who taught at the school of Notre Dame and was consecrated Bishop...

  • Peter Lombard's gloss on the Psalms

    Manuscript Created date: 3rd quarter of the 12th century

    A marginal gloss, or commentary, on the Psalms by Peter Lombard (d. 1160) is included in this Psalter, probably made in...

  • Priscian, Institutiones grammaticae

    Manuscript Created date: 11th century

    Priscian was a Latin grammarian and scholar, active in Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey) at the beginning of the six...

  • 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...

  • Préaux Gospels

    Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 12th century

    Under the leadership of abbot Richard of Fourneaux (r. 1101–1131), a student of St Anselm (d. 1109) and author of numero...

  • Psalter with a Latin gloss

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 12th century

    An extensive commentary is included in this Psalter, or book of Psalms, probably made in Eastern France during the secon...

  • Psalter with an Anglo-Norman gloss

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 12th century

    After William the Conqueror’s invasion of England in 1066, a dialect of French known as Anglo-Norman became one of the d...

  • Psalter with the Hours of the Virgin Mary

    Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 13th century

    The 20 full-page illuminations at the beginning of this Psalter form one of the most outstanding prefatory cycles to sur...

  • Richard of St Victor's theological works

    Manuscript Created date: 1171–1190

    Probably of Scottish origin, Richard of St Victor (d. 1173) was one of the most important theologians of the 12th centur...

  • Rule of St Benedict

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd quarter of the 12th century

    Educated in Rome, St Benedict of Nursia (b. c. 480, d. c. 550) abandoned city life and withdrew to the vicinity of Subia...

  • 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...