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  • Illustrated Rule of St Benedict

    Manuscript

    This decorative letter opens the Prologue to the Rule of St Benedict, a very influential book of instructions, which set...

  • Letters of the Anonymous Professor

    Manuscript

    Composed by two scribes in the 10th century, this composite manuscript contains letters and poems by authors including G...

  • Marvels of the East

    Manuscript

    Written in Old English, The Marvels of the East is part travel guide, part quasi-zoological description, based on the Li...

  • Narratio Metrica de Sancti Swithuno

    Manuscript

    The Narratio Metrica de Sancti Swithuno by Wulfstan of Winchester is the longest surviving Latin poem written in England...

  • Noyon Sacramentary

    Manuscript

    Produced at Noyon Cathedral in the late 10th century, this manuscript is a Sacramentary—a collection of all the texts ne...

  • 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...

  • Ramsey Psalter

    Manuscript

    This imposing copy of the Psalms is a fine example of the colourful illumination and the style of tinted line-drawing th...

  • Sermons of Gregory of Nazianzus

    Manuscript

    The theological treatises of Gregory of Nazianzus (c. 329–389?) were hugely important for the Greek church in the Middle...