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Guide to Medieval Manuscript Research

Locating and using manuscripts and the digital middle ages

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Introduction

This page connects users with a selection of dictionaries specific to working with medieval sources. Print Dictionaries are listed in the center column, and when possible, followed by abbreviation guides. Digital Dictionaries are listed in the left column. All sources on this page are grouped by language beginning with Latin, and followed by English, French, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, and Portuguese, and German

MS 550, Li romanz de Dieu, folio 44 (detail). Herman de Valenciennes, c. 1405-1420. Besançon, Bibliothèque Municipale.  LUNA: https://tinyurl.com/y77zc3ry (UChicago login required.) 

Latin

Print Dictionaries

Abbreviation Guides

French

Print Dictionaries

Occitan and Provençal

Abbreviation Guides

English

Print Dictionaries

Abbreviation Guides

Italian

Print Dictionaries

Abbreviation Guides

Spanish, Catalan, and Portuguese

Spanish Print Dictionaries

Catalan Print Dictionaries

Portuguese Print Dictionaries

Abbreviation Guides

German

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