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Medieval and Renaissance Studies
A guide to research in Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
An electronic version of the complete printed text of Acta Sanctorum, from the edition published in sixty-eight volumes by the Société des Bollandistes. It is a collection of documents examining the lives of saints, organised by each saint's feast day.
Relational database which is focused on the heritage of incunable editions of Latin classics produced in printing presses located in Spain from the 1470s till 1500, including printings in Latin and in translation. The database identifies the collection of editions and the surviving copies in Spain as well as elsewhere.
Relational database that comprises the Portuguese heritage of copies of incunabula of Latin authors from the Archaic period until Late Antiquity, ending at the time of Isidore of Seville (ca. 560-636). Incunabula included in CICLPor were printed outside of Portugal since in this period no Latin classic texts were produced by printing presses located in the country. Editions in Latin as well as translations are included.
Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700. Searchable full text is also available for a subset of the collection.
A database for Latin texts, including CETEDOC, contains texts from the beginning of Latin literature (Livius Andronicus, 240 BC) through to the texts of the Second Vatican Council. The link leads to the Brepolis home. Click the button for "Enter Databases" to access all of the online resources from Brepols Publishers, including the Library of Latin Texts.
A searchable full-text electronic version of the great German collection of medieval documents and texts. For reading the texts, however, the version below from the MGH itself is more useful. The link leads to the Brepolis home. Click the button for "Enter Databases" to access all of the online resources from Brepols Publishers, including the MGH.
A comprehensive electronic version of the Latin portion of Migne's massive Patrologiae Cursus Completus, including notes, glosses and indexes. The PL, though originally published in the 19th century, still offers the only editions of many texts.
Ut per litteras apostolicas - the series of papal registers and letters of the 13th and 14th centuries preserved in the Vatican Secret Archives in Rome. The link leads to the Brepolis home. Click the button for "Enter Databases" to access all of the online resources from Brepols Publishers, including Papal Letters.