Vernacular Literature

The idea that literary composition need not be exclusively in Latin and that works in the local languages
also merited to be written down, gradually gained ground during the Middle Ages.

Poema de Mio Cid

Das Nibelungenlied und die Klage

Locheimer Liederbuch

The Romance of Alexander

The Canterbury Tales, by Chaucer "The Ellesmere Chaucer"

Codex Altonensis of the Divina Commedia, by Dante Alighieri

Leabhar na h-Uidhri (The Book of the Dun Cow)

The Library of the Medieval Institute