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last updated: 12/1/2011

Guide to Primary Source Collections

The following resources are primary source collections relevant to Medieval Studies.  They are accessible to Indiana University Bloomington users via subscription databases, and, in some cases, as open-web portals.  This list is not exhaustive, but it does provide a good overview of important medieval primary source collections.

 

 

Title

Description

Print Holdings

Electronic Holdings

Acta Sanctorum

A 68-volume collection on Christian saints

Volumes 1-68 are located in the ALF

Acta Sanctorum Database

 

Analecta Bollandiana

A 126-volume collection focused on Christian hagiography

Volumes 1-126 (with the exception of 17 and 80) are located in the Research Collection

Library of Latin Texts

(Accessible via Brepolis databases)

Analecta hymnica mediiaevi

 

A 55-volume collection of medieval church hymns

Volumes 1-55 are located in the Music Library

Library of Latin Texts

(Accessible via Brepolis databases)

 

Open Library

 

Corpus Christianorum, Series Latina

A 194-volume series of critical editions of Latin texts from the first eight centuries of the Christian period

The majority of the collection is located in the Research Collection

Library of Latin Texts

(Accessible via Brepolis databases)

Corpus Christianorum, Continuatio medievalis

Consists of 267 volumes published between 1966 and 2010

Various parts of the collection are located in the Research Collection

Library of Latin Texts

(Accessible via Brepolis databases)

 

Corpus Scriptorum Ecclesiasticorum Latinorum

A collection of writings from ecclesiastical authors dating from the 2nd-8th centuries AD

The majority of the collection can be found in the Research Collection

Library of Latin Texts

(Accessible via Brepolis databases)

Patrologiae cursus completes

A 221-volume collection covering the popes from Tertullian to Pope Innocent III

Various parts of the collection are located at the ALF

 

Library of Latin Texts

(Accessible via Brepolis databases)

 

Patrologiae Latina Database

 

Documenta Catholica Omnia

last updated: 12/1/2011