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

Bernard,, G., Fides et royauté chez les moralistes du XIIIe siècle. L’exemple de Vincent de Beauvais.
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Dincă, A.C., A manuscript fragment of Vincent de Beauvais’ Speculum historiale in Romania (Sibiu, National Archives, U. V. 1926).
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Draelants, I., Ego sum vermis: De l’insecte né de la pourriture, à la conception du Christ sans accouplement. Un exemple de naturalisme exégétique médiéval.
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Ortúzar Escudero, M.J., Conocimiento y Percepción. El “orden de las cosas” y los cinco sentidos en tres enciclopedias del siglo XIII.
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Stones, A., Changing Perceptions of Alexander in French Chronicles.
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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: June 11, 2020