Audio slideshow: History on the web

One of the most important collections of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts - for centuries kept at Corpus Christi College in Cambridge - has been entirely digitised, and is now available on the internet on subscription.

The college's Parker Library holds more than 550 documents - including the 6th Century St Augustine Gospels, and the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, the earliest history written in English.

Take a look at some of the most precious works, with librarian Suzanne Paul.

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Some images courtesy Parker Library, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.
Not all images have captions. Music courtesy KPM Music.

Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 28 April 2010.


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