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Source: The Writings of Saint Francis of Assisi, newly translated into English with an Introduction and Notes by Father Paschal Robinson (Philadelphia: The Dolphin Press, 1906).

BIBLIOGRAPHY

The following list of works is intentionally limited. Its aim is to give collectively and in alphabetical order a fuller reference to the principal and most accessible sources of information cited in the course of the present volume.

Acta Sanctorum quotquot toto orbe coluntur, collegit Joannes Bollandus, etc. (ed. 3).

Actus B. Francisci et Sociorum ejus. Ed Sabatier, Paris, 1902.

Prof. Alessandri: Inventario dei Manoscritti della biblioteca del conv. di S. Francesco di Assisi. Forli, 1894.

Analecta Bollandiana.1 Brussels.

Analecta Franciscana. Quaracchi.

Matthew Arnold: Essays in Criticism. Macmillan, 1875.

Reginald Balfour: The Seraphic Keepsake. Burns & Oates, 1905.

Fr. Francisci Bartholi, O.F.M.: Tractatus de Indulgentia S. Mariae de Portiuncula. Ed. Sabatier, Paris, 1900.

Fr. Bartholomaeus Pisanus, O.F.M.: De Conformitate Vitae B. Francisci ad vitam D. N. Jesu Christi. Milan, 1510.2

Fr Bernardus de Bessa, O.F.M.: Liber de Laudibus B. Francisci. In Anal. Franc., t. III.

Fr. Bernardo da Fivizzano, O.M.Cap.: Oposcoli di S. Francesco. Florence, 1880.

Bibliotheca Hagiographica Latina antiquae et mediae aetatis. Ed. Socii Bollandiani. Brussels.

Prof. H. Boehmer: Analekten zur Geschichte des Franciscus von Assisi. Tubingen and Leipzig (Mohr), 1904

Bullettino Critico di Cose Francescane. Florence

S. Bonaventura. Legendae duae de Vita S. Francisci. Quaracchi, 1898. (English translation by Miss Lockhart. Washbourne, 1898.)

Bullarium Franciscanum. Ed. F. F. Hyacinth Sbaralea and Conrad Eubel, O.M.Conv. 1759 and 1898.

Montgomery Carmichael: La Benedizione di San Francesco. Livorno, 1900. “The Origin of the Rule of St. Francis,” in Dublin Review, Vol CXXXIV, 1904, pp. 357-385. “The Writings of St. Francis,” in the Month, January, 1904, t. CIII, pp. 156-164. See also under Sacrum Commercium.

Fr. Thomas de Celano, O.F.M.: Vita Prima S. Francisci. Ed. Suyskens, S.J., in Acta S.S., Oct., II.

Vita Secunda S. Francisci. Ed. Amoni. Rome, 1880.

Tractatus de Miraculis. Ed. Van Ortroy, S.J., in Anal. Boll., t. XVIII, 1899.

Vita S. Clarae. Ed. Sedulius, O.F.M. Antwerp, 1613.

Fr. Leopold de Chérancé: S. François d’Assise. Paris, 1892. (English translation by R. F. O’Connor: Burns & Oates, 1901.)

Fr. Bernard Christen, O M Cap.: Leben des hl. Franciscus von Assisi. Innsbruck, 1899.

Chronica XXIV Generalium in Anal. Francis., t. III.

Fr. Cuthbert, O.S.F.C. See under Eccleston.

G. Cozza-Luzi: Chiara di Assisi ed Innocenzo IV. Rome, 1887.

Lina Duff Gordon: The Story of Assisi. Dent, 1901.

Fr. Thomas Eccleston, O.F.M.: De Adventu Fratrum Minorum in Angliam in Anal. Franc., t. I; see Monumenta Franc. Ed. Brewer. Rolls series. (English translation by Fr. Cuthbert, O.S.F.C.: The Friars and how they came to England. Sands, 1903.)

Fr. Edouard d’Alençon, O.M.Cap:1Epistola S. Francisci ad Ministrum Generalem in sua forma authentica. Rome, 1899. La Benediction de S. François. Paris, 1896. See also Sacrum Commercium.

Fr. Ehrle, S.J.: “Die Historischen Handschriften von S. Francesco in Assisi” in the Archiv furLitteratur und Kirchengeschichte des Mittelalters, t. I, pp 484 seq. “Controversen uber die Anfange des Minoritenordens” in Zeitschrift fur Katholische Theologie, t. XI, pp 725 seq.

Mgr. Faloci-Pulignani: “Tre Autografi di S. Francesco” in Misc. Francescana, t. VI, pp 33 seq., and “La Calligrafia di S. Francesco,” l. c., t. VII, pp 67 seq.

Floretum S. Francisci Assisiensis. Ed. Sabatier. Paris, 1902. A satisfactory Italian version of the Fioretti is that of Barbere, Florence, 1902. An excellent English translation, The Little Flowers of St. Francis, is published by Kegan Paul, 1905.

Etudes Franciscaines. Namur.

Joseph Gorres: Der hl. Franciscus von Assisi, ein Troubadour. Ratisbon, 1879.

Prof. Walter Goetz: Die Quellen zur Geschichte des hl. Franz von Assisi. Gotha, 1904.

Prof. John Herkless: Francis and Dominic and the Mendicant Orders. Scribner, 1901.

Fr. Jordani a Jano, O.F.M.: Chronica, in Anal. Franc., t. I.

Leon de Kerval: Sancti Antonii de Padua Vitae duae. Paris, 1904.

Fr. Leonard Lemmens, O.F.M.: “Die Anfänge des Clarissenordens” in Romische Quartalschrift, t. XVI, pp. 93 seq. Scripta Fratris Leonis, Quaracchi, 1901. See also under Speculum Perfectionis.

Abbé Leon Le Monnier: Histoire de S. Françoisd’Assise. (English translation by a Franciscan Tertiary. Kegan Paul, 1894.)

Prof. A. G. Little: Description de MS. Can. Misc. 525, de la Bibliothèque Bodleienne. Paris, 1903.

Canon Knox Little: St. Francis of Assisi: His Times, Life, and Work Isbister, 1904.

Anne Macdonnell: The Words of St. Francis. Dent, 1905.

Fr P. Mandonnet, O.P.: Les Origines de l’Ordo de Poenitentia (Freiburg, 1898). Les Regles et le Gouvernement de l’Ordo de Poenitentia au XIIIe Siècle (Paris, 1902).

Miscellanea Francescana di Storia di Lettere, di Arti. Foligno.

Monumenta Germaniae Historica. Berlin.

Prof. Karl Muller: Anfange des Minoritenordens und der Bussbruderschaften. Freiburg, 1885.

A. F. Ozanam: Les Poètes Franciscains en Italie au Treizième Siècle. Paris, 1882, 6th ed.

Opuscula S. P. Francisci Assisiensis. Edita a PP. Collegii S. Bonaventurae, Quaracchi, 1904.

Fr. Panfilo da Magliano, O.F.M.: Storia Compendiosa di San Francesco. Rome, 1874-1876.

Paul Sabatier: Vie de S. François d’Assise. Paris, 1894. (English translation by L. S. Houghton.) Regula antiqua Fratrum et Sororum de Poenitentia. Paris. (English translation in Adderley and Marsons’ Third Orders. Mowbray, 1902) Description du MS. Franciscain de Liegnitz. Paris, 1901. Examen de quelquesTravaux recents sur les Opuscules de Saint François. Paris, 1904 See also under Actus, Bartholi, and Speculum.

Fr. Hyacinth. Sbaralea, O M.Conv.: Supplementum et Castigatio ad Scriptores Trium Ordinum S. Francisci. Rome, 1806

Sacrum Commercium Beati Francisci cum Domina Paupertate. Ed. Fr. Ed. d’Alençon, O.M.Cap Rome, 1900. (English translation by Montgomery Carmichael, The Lady Poverty; Murray, 1901)

Emma Gurney Salter: Franciscan Legends in Italian Art. Dent, 1905.

Seraphicae Legislationis Textus Originales. Quaracchi, 1897.

Speculum Perfectionis. Ed. Lemmens: Quaracchi, 1901.

Speculum Perfectionis. Ed. Sabatier. Paris, 1898. (English translation of the text only, by the Countess de la Warr: The Mirror of Perfection. Burns & Oates, 1902.)

Luigi Suttina: Appunti Bibliografici di Studi Francescani. Padua, 1904.

H. Thode: Franz von Assisi und die Anfänge der Kunst der Renaissance in Italien. Berlin, 1885 and 1904.

Trium Sociorum, Legenda S. Francisci Assis. Ed. Faloci. Foligno, 1898. (English translation by E. Gurney Salter: The Legend of the Three Companions. Dent, 1902.)

Fr. Ubald d’Alençon, O.M.Cap.: Les Opuscules de S. François d’Assise. Paris, 1905.

Fr. Van Ortroy, S.J. For his article on the Opuscula of St. Francis, see Analecta Bollandiana, t xxiv, fasc. iii (1905), p. 411 seq.

Fr. Luke Wadding, O.F.M.: Annales Minorum.1B. P. Francisci Assisiatis Opuscula. Antwerp, 1623. Scriptores Ordinis Minorum. Rome, 1650.

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[1 ]The space devoted by Fr Van Ortroy, S J, to Franciscan history in this periodical assumes larger proportions each year

[2 ]A critical edition of this work will form Vol IV of the Anal Franc

[1 ]When this volume is almost through the press, I learn of the publication of Fr Edouard’s long-promised edition of Celano’s works—S Francisci Assisiensis vita et miracula additis opusculis liturgicis auctore Fr Thoma de Celano Hanc editionem novam ad fidem mss recensuit P Eduardus Alenconiensis, Rome. Desclée, 1905.

[1 ]Wadding’s Annales appeared at Lyons in 8 vols in fol 1625-54 Fr Jos Man Fonseca published a new edition and a continuation of the Annales in 19 vols at Rome, 1731-45 The official Annalists of the Friars Minor have since added 6 vols (tom 20-25), which were issued at Naples, Ancona, and Quaracchi The last vol (t 25) edited by Fr Eusebius Fernandzin († 1899) extends to the year 1622 The Quaracchi Friars are now engaged on the 26th volume

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