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ALDHELM (SAINT) (c. 639 709)

ALDHELM (SAINT) (c. 639 709) Bishop of Sherbourne, Latin poet and scholar. Two leaves from De laude virginitatis [In Praise of Virginity]. In Latin, in Insular Southumbrian minuscule, decorated manuscript on parchment [Southern England (probably Glastonbury or Worcester), circa 800] Bifolium, each leaf 180 x 135 mm, 22 lines in black ink in a... more