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Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 41, p. 329: Old English Bede
MS 41 contains the Old English translation of Bede's Ecclesiastical History.

Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, MS 1761, f. 101r
Glossae in Bibliam et glossae variae (‘Enzyklopädisches Schulbuch’); Glosses on the Bible and various glosses (‘Encyclopaedic Schoolbook’)

Cambridge, University Library, MS Ll.l.10, fol. 31v; Book of Cerne
The Book of Cerne is a composite manuscript. The central section, part II (fols 2-99), is a ninth-century prayerbook written in principally in Latin with some glosses in Old English. It contains a selection of extracts from the gospels, prayers and…

St Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 270, p. 52
Educational manuscript from the monastery of St. Gall.

Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 326, p. 135: Aldhelm, De laudibus uirginitatis
CCCC MS 326 is an interesting manuscript which attests to Latin learning at the cathedral priory of Christ Church, Canterbury at the end of the tenth century and the beginning of the eleventh....

Oxford, St John’s College, MS 17, fol. 7v
St. John's 17 is a compilation of texts, tables, maps and diagrams. It is organised around the central theme of time-reckoning and calendar construction - what in the Middle Ages was called computus.

In addition to Greek and Latin Psalms, written somewhere in continental Europe by Irish monks during the Carolingian period, this famous Basel codex also contains a brief series of devotions in Latin for private use, appended by the monks. The exact…

The richly illustrated Prudentius manuscript, created around 900 in the region of Lake Constance, is counted among the outstanding examples of Carolingian book art. It contains all seven poems published by Prudentius in the year 405 as well as a…
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