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  • Sticherarion

    Manuscript

    The Sticherarion is a manuscript used in Greek church services. It contains liturgical texts accompanied by musical nota...

  • Tax on a sacrificial calf

    Papyrus

    In the ancient Egyptian tradition, the calf was one of the animals chosen to be sacrificed in temples. The Greek histori...

  • Theodore Psalter

    Manuscript

    The Theodore Psalter is one of the most famous treasures of the British Library and possibly the richest illuminated Gre...

  • Two magical spells

    Papyrus

    This fourth- or fifth-century papyrus, overall well preserved, is one of the Greek magical papyri from the British Libra...

  • Will of Lucius Ignatius Rufinus

    Papyrus

    Produced during the early third century, this is one of the Latin papyri of the British Library collections. It originat...

  • Works of John Tzetzes

    Manuscript

    This paper manuscript was completed in 1493 in southern Italy (probably Messina). It attests to John Tzetzes’ importance...

  • Works of Justin Martyr

    Manuscript

    The 16th century saw increasing interest in the writings of the Church Fathers. One of the earliest Christian theologian...