Medieval Manuscripts

MS Typ 140. Liber statutorum et legum Venetorum. The laws and statutes of Venice ca. 1350. Houghton Library.


A significant resource for the study of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance in Western Europe, Houghton Library's distinguished collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts make up a valuable primary source for the study of the literature, art, history, music, philosophy, and theology of the periods. Assembled through gifts and purchase over the past two centuries, the collection includes works in Latin, Greek, and most of the vernacular languages of Europe. Digitized versions of many of the manuscripts are available, providing students and scholars with immediate and unmediated access to important texts and images.

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