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The library possesses 65 parchment codices, around 450 paper manuscripts, 120 incunabula, and more than 5000 editions from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. In total there are some 80,000 printed works. Among the most famous manuscripts may be noted the Etymologies of Isidore of Seville from the eighth century, the Visigothic Bible of the ninth century, the codex of the Lombard Laws and the De Temporibus of Bede, both from the eleventh century, and the treatise De Septem Sigillis (‘On the Seven Seals') of Benedict of Bari from the twelfth century.