The Old Portuguese Vida de Sam Bernardo

Edited from Alcobaça Manuscript CCXCI/200

With Introduction, Linguistic Study, Notes, Table of Proper Names, and Glossary

The Old Portuguese Vida de Sam Bernardo

184 pp., 6 x 9, notes, bibl., index, glossary

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-9103-2
    Published: January 1971

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The life of the great Cistercian, St. Bernard, was translated into Portuguese from the first three books of Sancti Bernardi Vita Prima at Alcobaça. The surviving fifteenth-century manuscript constitutes an important example of the scholarship of that famous monastic center.