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

Tugwell, S., Soundings in Exeter College MS 15 and the evolution of Vincent of Beauvais's Speculum Naturale.
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Villarroel Fernández, I., The Flores philosophorum et poetarum: in the pathway of Vincent of Beauvais’ Speculum doctrinale.
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Ninitte, F., Defining the perception of Muḥammad and Islam in Vincent of Beauvais’ Speculum historiale and its French translation by Jean de Vignay.
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Villarroel Fernández, I., Las fuentes ocultas del actor en el tratado sobre la scientia moralis del Speculum doctrinale de Vicente de Beauvais.
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Sardelić, M., John of Plano Carpini vs. Simon of Saint-Quentin: 13th-century emotions in the eurasian steppe.
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Villarroel Fernández, I., El manuscrito 5 de la Biblioteca de la Shrewsbury School: un peculiar y desconocido testimonio del Speculum doctrinale de Vicente de Beauvais.
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Blizard, M.A., Constructing the Christian Past in the Speculum historiale of Vincent of Beauvais (c. 1190-c. 1264).
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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: February 5, 2018