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  • St Corneille Gospels

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

    This remarkable Gospel-book was used at the royal foundation of St Corneille de Compiègne, in the north of Paris,...

  • 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 ...

  • St Gregory the Great, Epistles

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

    This imposing volume includes a collection of letters of Pope Gregory the Great (d. c. 604). It was made in the north of...

  • St Gregory the Great, Moralia in Job

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century–13th century

    The second of a two-volume set, this book contains the Old Testament Book of Job. It also includes part of St Gregory th...

  • St Gregory the Great's Commentaries

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

    Gregory the Great (b. c. 540, d. 604) was a reformer of the early Church, whose writings offered practical wisdom and mo...

  • St Jerome, Commentaries on Jeremiah and Ezekiel

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

    Saint Jerome (b. c. 347, d. 420), whose greatest work was the translation of the Bible into Latin, also wrote biblical c...

  • St Jerome, Commentaries on the Pauline Epistles

    Manuscript Created date: 9th century

    Commentaries by St Jerome (d. 420) on the Bible could be found in the collections of many monastic libraries in England ...

  • St Jerome, Commentary on Ecclesiastes and Translat...

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

    The abbey of Saint Peter, Corbie, in northern France was founded by the Merovingian queen, Bathilde, widow of King Clovi...

  • St Jerome, Commentary on Jeremiah

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century

    In the Old Testament Book of Jeremiah, the prophet warns King Zedekiah of the destruction of Jerusalem.  This copy of St...

  • St Jerome’s translation of Eusebius’ Chronicon

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

    The Greek scholar and historian Eusebius of Caesarea (d. c. 340) prepared a world chronicle of history from Abraham to t...

  • St Jerome's translation of the Hebrew Book of Psal...

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 9th century

    St Jerome made several translations of the Psalms into Latin. One of these is known as the Hebraicum because it was made...

  • 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...

  • Tiberius Bede

    Manuscript Created date: 1st half of the 9th century

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

  • 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...