Recent publications

Albrecht, E., and Voorbij, H., A synopsis of the Speculum Maius: An exploration of manuscript Paris, BNFr, lat. 6428D.

Flynn, C. P., The representation of Charlemagne in the Speculum Historiale of Vincent of Beauvais.

Stones, A., Writing and Illustrating History in 13th c. France: the Chronique de l'anonyme de Béthune and Vincent of Beauvais' Speculum historiale.

Vergara Ciordia, J., Los dominicos de primera hora y su contribución a la sistematización pedagógica medieval: la figura clave de Vicente de Beauvais (1190-1264).

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Vincent of Beauvais Newsletter: Editorial

Speculum Historiale manuscript Burgos, Biblioteca de la Catedral 8

Speculum Historiale (Douai version), book XXXII, chapter 105, from manuscript Burgos, Biblioteca de la Catedral 8, fol. 262r (detail)

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