Project Status: Complete
A digitized version of volumes 1-217 of Migne’s Patrologia Latina, a collection of texts in Latin by church fathers, theologians, popes, councils, and many others from late antiquity through the high Middle Ages, indexed by volume. The texts, which are divided by author within each volume, may be read online or downloaded in .pdf format.
Part of Documenta Catholica Omnia, a browsable collection of links to Latin and Greek religious texts including the Christian scriptures, theology, liturgy, canon law, and papal and synodal legislation and decrees, from apostolic times through the reign of Benedict XVI. Texts are drawn from out-of-copyright collections or volumes like the Bullarium Romanum, Monumenta Germaniae Historicum, Rerum Italicarum, and Acta Sanctorum.
Resource Type: Catalog, Downloadable data, List Format, Text: Medieval
License: Must provide credit, No Fee, Out of copyright
Modern Language: Latin
Medieval content details:
Dates: 300 - 1300
Subject: Church Fathers, Clergy, Confession, Penance, Conversion, Law, Monasticism, Monks, Papacy, Priests, Bishops, Canons, Reform, Religion - Institutional Church, Religious Law, Saints, Theology
Type/Genre of Medieval Primary Source Material: Chronicles, Annals, Doctrinal, Hagiography, Letters, Petitions, Religious Texts, Rules, Textual Evidence, Treatises
Geopolitical Region: Africa, British Isles and Ireland, Europe, France, German Lands, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Low Countries
Original Language: Latin
Includes medieval creators such as Tertullian, Ambrose, Augustine, Bede, and many others.