Byzantine Earrings - Copy of a 10th - 11th century Byzantine gold earring, found in a Rus Viking grave. The two collared doves are a love motif. By Northan.
The earliest complete copy of the Rule of Benedict, copied around the year 700. This still about 150 years after Benedict died! Ms. Hatton 48 at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, England. The link for this image takes you to the main digital collections screen at the Bodleian. None of the "Luna" links appeared to work as a permanent resource.
Cistercian neumes on a 4-line staff, (yellow, green, red, green) with C- and F-clefs, Northern France, 12th century.
Saint Gall Ms. 914 is one of the most authoritative for the language of the text. It opens with the word "Obsculta" (not "ausculta" as in many manuscripts). It dates from the first third of the 9th century.