The Bibliothèque Nationale de France houses several manuscripts of De civitate Dei, including this illuminated French translation dated to roughly 1376. MSS 22913 was owned by the Kings of France Charles V and Charles VI, among others.
I recently came across this flyer advertising a talk in Bologna about a fragment of De civitate Dei found in a palimpsest manuscript. The flyer was posted to the Reti Medievali Facebook group and I traced the information back to the Gothica Bononiensia website, which provides some information and a handful of images of the […]
Looking through the digitised Catalogus codicum latinorum Bibliothecae Regia Monacensis (1894), I found another four manuscripts of De civitate Dei: Clm 2532 (12th cent.), Clm 2533 (12th cent.), Clm 3831 (9th cent.) and Clm 4515 (12th cent.). I’ve added them to my list of manuscripts and hopefully we’ll see some images online soon. As of today, my list […]
Today I discovered another two digitised early editions of De civitate Dei thorough the Swiss e-rara portal. These are Froben’s 1528-1529 Opera Omnia and Stoer’s 1596 edition. Both can be accessed through my Manuscripts page.
This 9th-10th century manuscript of De civitate Dei, held at the Brussels Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België, has been digitised in its entirety and can be accessed here.
Munich BSB Clm 6259 is a 9th century manuscript (825-850) from Lyon preserving books 15-22 of De civitate Dei. The full manuscript record can be accessed here.
Codex Guelf. 7 Weiss. is a 9th century manuscript (2nd half of the 9th century) preserving books 11-17 of De civitate Dei. Originally from Wissembourg, it is part of the Biblioteca Carolina Historical Collection. The full manuscript record can be accessed here.
Köln, Dombibliothek, Codex 75 is an early 9th century (800-825) manuscript of De civitate Dei. Access the digitised manuscript here and read about its contents here.
The earliest De civitate Dei manuscript openly available on the web is Lyon MS0607, dating to the 6th century and starting at chapter 14 of book 1. Available at: http://florus.bm-lyon.fr/visualisation.php?cote=MS0607&vue=5
e-codices has just published the only medieval Italian translation of De civitate Dei! You can access the digitised manuscript here: http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/fmb/cb-0012 For more manuscripts of De civitate Dei, navigate to my Manuscripts page.