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  • Paul the Deacon, History of the Lombards

    Manuscript

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

  • Penitential works

    Manuscript

    A colourful, gilded image portraying a kneeling monk in a black robe offering a book to St Peter and St John the Evangel...

  • Prudentius, Psychomachia (War of the Soul)

    Manuscript

    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

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

  • Richard of St Victor's theological works

    Manuscript

    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

    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, Confessiones

    Manuscript

    St Augustine’s (b. 354, d. 430) autobiographical work, the Confessions, was a key text that was widely read and studied ...

  • St Augustine, Contra Faustum Manichaeum

    Manuscript

    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

    St Augustine (b. 354, d. 430) composed De civitate Dei (The City of God) in response to an attack on Rome by the Visigot...

  • St Bertin Gospels

    Manuscript

    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 Corneille Gospels

    Manuscript

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

  • St Denis Missal

    Manuscript

    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

    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's Commentaries

    Manuscript

    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

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