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A Horologion, or Book of Hours, contains the outline of the services (aside from those relating to the Eucharist) of the...
The oldest surviving copy of the History of the Britons (Historia Brittonum) is found in a miscellany of late Antique an...
This composite volume, consisting of two originally separate booklets, contains seven of Anselm’s thirteen scholarly tre...
This 12th-century Gospel book (now divided into two volumes) was copied by the monk Gregory. A note at the end of the se...
The Historia Hierosolimitana (History of Jerusalem) is one of the most sophisticated accounts of the First Crusade (1095...
A bestiary contains Christian allegorical lessons based on the characteristics and habits of animals found in nature and...
Written by the sixth-century Roman philosopher Boethius, De institutione arithmetica (On Arithmetic) was the principal m...
The 12th-century Cartulary of Reading Abbey gives a list of works held at the medieval libraries at Reading Abbey and Le...
Ralph de Diceto, Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral from c. 1180 to c. 1199, wrote two historical chronicles, the Abbreviated C...
The Enchiridion (Handbook) by Byrhtferth of Ramsey Abbey (fl. c. 986–c. 1016) is a commentary on the computus, covering ...
A treatise on melancholy by Constantine the African (d. 1098) is inserted into a collection of popular historical and ph...
The History of the Kings of Britain presents a legendary account of the history of Britain composed by the 12th-century...
This 12th-century lectionary, probably produced at Constantinople, takes a distinctive form. The entire text is written...
A bestiary is a book of descriptions and pictures of beasts that combines natural history, Christian allegorical lessons...
Medical compilations in the 12th century tended to be reference volumes, consisting of a variety of important medical tr...