This is the first free online copy of The Domesday Book. The site was built as a non-profit project by Anna Powell-Smith, using data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and a team at the University of Hull
A manuscript is the recording of information that has been manually created. The word manuscriptis derived from the Latin manu scriptum, meaning "written by hand." In the Islamic world and the West, all books were in manuscript until the invention of the Gutenberg Press in about 1450.
The traditional abbreviations are MS for manuscript and MSS for manuscripts.
Reproducing manuscripts digitally creates convenient access to the rich collections found in the selected databases listed on this page.
University of Victoria Special Collections houses a significant number of medieval manuscripts, which may be used by student.
High quality digital editions, free to your desktop. Examine every page of rare historic works; compare different editions side-by-side; choose standard or magnified view; read supporting material by our curators and other experts
This early 13th-century Codex Gigas or Devil's Bible at the National Library in Stockholm is reputed to be the biggest surviving European manuscript. (Codex Gigas means 'giant book'.) It is now browseable online, with a digitized version of every page of the manuscript as well as commentaries on its history, texts, script, initials and decoration.
Online research resource of the Piedmont Morgan Library. Thousands of digital images from the libary's renowned collection of manuscripts from the medieval and renaissance eras. Spans ten centuries of Western illumination.
The Henry III Fine Rolls Project is a unique and pioneering enterprise which democratises the rolls by making them freely available in English translation with a sophisticated electronic search engine, the first medieval source to be treated in this way.
Call Number: Microforms (fiche) Z240 I535 Based on the Incunabula Short Title Catalog (ISTC) at the British Library, this microfiche collection reproduces full-text editions of incunabula from libraries around the world.
The texts are arranged around subject themes, such as: law, medicine, philosophy, classical texts in translation, romances, geography, cosmography and journeys of discovery, chronicles and historiography, and provide for the study of early book production in the first stages of European printing.
Contains the medieval manuscript holdings of the National Library of Medicine, particularly the12th-century English manuscript, Treatises on Medicine, lost for nearly 50 years and recently returned. The site focuses on medicine and medical literature in medieval England, on the sources and transmission of the manuscript texts, and on their later manifestations.