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  • Bestiary, with extracts from Gerald of Wales

    Manuscript Created date: Late 12th-century–early 13th century

    A bestiary contains Christian allegorical lessons based on the characteristics and habits of animals found in nature and...

  • Portrait of St Dunstan as a bishop

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 12th century

    Smaragdus (d. after 825), a Benedictine monk and later abbot of St Mihiel sur Meuse, near Verdun, wrote a commentary on...