manuscript London, British Library

Miniature depicting Vincent of Beauvais at work in his atelier, from manuscript London, British Library, Royal 14 E I, fol. 3r, Miroir Historial (French translation by Jean de Vignay of Vincent's Speculum Historiale)

Recent publications

Cuvelier, E., de Valeriola, S., and Engelbeen, C., Identification automatique des sources des notices zoologiques du Speculum naturale de Vincent de Beauvais.
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Lambertini, R., Non solum ex consensu populi. Sondaggi sul rapporto tra consenso e altre forme di legittimazione del potere nel pensiero politico medievale (secc. XI-XIV).
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Ninitte, F., Enjeux d’un transfert formulaire. Du débat islamo-chrétien d’al-Hashimī et d’al-Kindī à l’encyclopédie Speculum historiale de Vincent de Beauvais.
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Villarroel Fernández, I., "Flores philosophorum et poetarum": tras la huella del "Speculum doctrinale" de Vicente de Beauvais.
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Voorbij, H., The Praises of the Virgin Mary and John the Evangelist by Vincent of Beauvais.
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The Dominican friar Vincent of Beauvais († ca. 1264) is the author of an enormous oeuvre. He is most famous for his voluminous encyclopedic work Speculum Maius. He is also the author of a series of political and theological works. This website discloses information on Vincent's life, his works and his influence.

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Last update: April 27, 2021