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  • Paul the Deacon, History of the Lombards

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 11th century

    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 Created date: Mid-12th century

    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 Created date: 4th quarter of the 10th century–11th century

    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 Created date: 1st quarter of the 12th century

    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 Created date: 1171–1190

    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 Created date: 2nd quarter of the 12th century

    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 Created date: 2nd half of the 11th century

    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 Created date: Mid-11th century

    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 Created date: c. 1060

    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 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 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'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...