Latin of Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages:


An Introductory Bibliography




Allen, J.H. and J.B. Greenough. New Latin Grammar. Ed. G.L. Kittredge et al. Boston, 1888.


Beeson, Charles H. A Primer of Medieval Latin. Chicago, 1925.


Blaise, A. Manuel du latin chrétien. Strasbourg, 1955; Turnhout, 1986.


Elcock, W.D. The Romance Languages. 2nd ed. Rev. John N. Green. London, 1975.


Harrington, K.P. Medieval Latin. Chicago and London, 1925;  2nd ed. Rev. Jospeh Pucci. Intro. by A. Elliott. Chicago and London, 1997.


Herman, Jószef. Vulgar Latin. Trans. Roger Wright. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000.


Löfstedt, Einar. Late Latin. Oslo, 1959.


Mantello, F.A.C., and A.G. Rigg. Medieval Latin: An Introduction and Bibliographical Guide.. Washington, 1996.


McGuire, Martin, and Hermigild Dressler. Introduction to Medieval Latin Studies:  A Syllabus and Bibliographical Guide. 2nd ed. Washington, DC, 1977.


Mohrmann, Christine. Liturgical Latin: Its Origins and Character. Washington:  Catholic University of America Press, 1957.


-----.  Etudes sur le latin des chrétiens. Rome, 1958-77.


Norberg, Dal L. Manuel practique du latin médiéval. Paris, 1968.


Palmer, L.R. The Latin Language. London, 1954; rpt. Norman, Okla., 1988. 


Plater, W.E., and H.J. White. A Grammar of the Vulgate: Being an Introduction to the Study of the Latinity of the Vulgate Bible. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.


Rigg, A.G. “Latin Language,” Dictionary of the Middle Ages. New York, 1982-89.


Sidwell, Keith. Reading Medieval Latin. Cambridge, 1995.


Stotz, Peter, Handbuch zur lateinischen Sprache des Mittelalters. 3 vols. Handbuch der Altertumswissenschaft, 2.5. Munich, 1996-.


Strecker, Karl. Introduction to Medieval Latin. Trans. R.B. Palmer. Berlin, 1957.


Väänänen, Veikko. Introduction au latin vulgaire. 3rd. ed. Paris, 1981.


Wright, Roger. Late Latin and Early Romance in Spain and Carolingian France. Liverpool, 1982.


-----, ed. Latin and the Romance Languages in the Early Middle Ages. London, 1971.




Archivum latinitatis medii aevi. Bulletin DuCange.


Blaise, A. Dictionnaire latin-française des auteurs chrétiens. Strasbourg, 1954, suppl. 1967.


-----. Lexicon latinitatis medii aevi praesertim ad res ecclesiasticas investigandas pertinens. Turnhout, 1975.


Blatt, Franz, ed. Novum Glossarium mediae latinitatis ab anno DCCC usque ad annum MCC. Copenhagen, 1957-.


DuCange”. Glossarium mediae et infimae aetatis. Rev. 1883-87.


Forcellini, A. Lexicon totius latinitatis. Onomasticon. Padua, 1940. Terminus is 600 A.D. 


Latham, Ronald E. Revised Medieval Latin Word List. Oxford, 1965.


-----. Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources. London, 1975.


Lewis, Charlton T. and Charles Short. A Latin Dictionary. Rev. ed. Oxford, 1979.


Mittellateinisches Wörterbuch. Munich, 1939--. Through the 13th. century.  In progress.


Niermeyer, Jan F. Mediae latinitatis lexicon minus. Leiden, 1984.  Through the twelfth century.


Orbis latinus. Ed. Helmut Plechl. Rev. ed. Braunschweig, 1972.


Oxford Latin Dictionary. Ed. P.G.W. Glare, ed. Oxford, 1968-82.


Souter, Alexander. A Glossary of Later Latin to 600 A.D. Oxford, 1949.


Thesaurus linguae latinae. Leipzig, 1900--.


Bibliographies and Other Reference Works:


L'Année philologique. Paris, 1928-.


Anglo-Saxon England. This journal has a bibliography in each volume covering England through the twelfth century.  It includes a section on Latin texts.


Bibliotheca hagiographica latina. Ed. Socii Bollandi. Brussels, 1898-1901, and supplements through 1986.


Clavis patrum latinorum. E. Dekkers. Rev. ed. Turnhout, 1961.


Gnomon.  This journal includes a bibliography including a section on the Middle Ages.


Lapidge, Michael and Richard Sharpe. Bibliography of Celtic-Latin Literature, 400-1200. Dublin, 1985.


Sharpe, Richard. A handlist of the Latin writers of Great Britain and Ireland before 1540. Turnhout, 1997.


Medioevo Latino. Ed. Claudio Leonardi et al. Spoleto, 1980-. 


Répertoire bio-bibliographique des auteurs latins, patristique et médiévaux. Paris, 1940-82


Schaller, D. and E. Köngsgen. Initia carminum Latinorum saeculo undecimo antiquiorum. Göttingen, 1977.


Walther, H. Initia carminum ac versum medii aevi posterioris Latinorum. Göttingen, 1959, with Supplement, 1969.