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  • Chartres Bible (first of two volumes)

    Manuscript Created date: Mid-12th century

    The 12th century saw the production of large-format ‘giant’ Bibles. In part, their popularity was due to the needs of ne...

  • Chartres Bible (second of two volumes)

    Manuscript Created date: Mid-12th century

    Named after its probable place of origin, The Chartres Bible is divided in two volumes. (The first is now BnF, Latin 55)...

  • Illustrated Lives of Saints

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

    Throughout the Middle Ages, stories of saints’ lives were extremely popular, as witnessed by the many copies that surviv...

  • Lectionary of St-Maur-des-Fossés

    Manuscript Created date: Early 11th century

    St Maurus (d. 584) is one of the most famous disciples of St Benedict of Nursia (d. c. 550), the author of the Benedicti...

  • Life and miracles of St Germain

    Manuscript Created date: Mid-11th century

    Texts devoted to the lives and miracles of different saints were collected and widely read during the medieval period. C...

  • Origen, Homilies on the Old Testament

    Manuscript Created date: Mid-12th century

    Origen of Alexandria (d. c. 253) is considered the father of biblical exegesis (the interpretation of the Bible). Origen...

  • 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 ...

  • St Gregory the Great, Registrum Epistolarum Gregor...

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

    The Registrum Epistolarum Gregorii, or register of the letters of Pope Gregory the Great, is composed of 14 books, inclu...

  • Winchester Benedictional

    Manuscript Created date: Late 10th century–1st half of the 11th century

    Benedictionals (from the Latin benedicere, to bless) are books that contain lists of blessings given by bishops during t...