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A leaf from Bede's Homily on Epiphany

Place of OriginFulda; Germany
Datemid 9th century
DescriptionSingle surviving leaf from one of the earliest copies of Bede's Homilies, copied at Fulda, judging from the script. This is thought to be from a lost manuscript written at Jarrow-Monkwearmouth, which had been sent to St Boniface in Germany during his missionary work there.
TagsBede, the Venerable, Saint (673-735)
Dimensions300 x 220
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