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 details:

Resource Type: CatalogDownloadable dataList FormatText: Medieval

License: Must provide creditNo FeeOut of copyright

Modern Language: Latin

Medieval content details:

Dates: 300 - 1300

Subject: Church FathersClergyConfession, PenanceConversionLawMonasticismMonksPapacyPriests, Bishops, CanonsReformReligion - Institutional ChurchReligious LawSaintsTheology

Type/Genre of Medieval Primary Source Material: Chronicles, AnnalsDoctrinalHagiographyLetters, PetitionsReligious TextsRulesTextual EvidenceTreatises

Geopolitical Region: AfricaBritish Isles and IrelandEuropeFranceGerman LandsIberian PeninsulaItalyLow Countries

Original Language: Latin

Includes medieval creators such as Tertullian, Ambrose, Augustine, Bede, and many others.