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St Fin Barre's Cathedral Library: Oldest Book
Aquinas, Thomas. Incipiu[n]t preclarissima opuscula diui Thome aquinatis sacri ordinis p[re]dicato[rum] in quibus o[mn]is ph[ilosophi]e [&] diuina[rum] scriptura[rum] theoremata est co[m]plexus. [Venice: Hermann Lichtenstein, 1497].
This is not the oldest book in the library! There are two books both published in 1476 which have this honour:
Bruni, Leonardo. [Historia del popolo fiorentino]. [Vinegia (Venice) : Iacomo de Rossi]
Bracciolini, Poggio. [Historia fiorentina]. [Vinegia (Venice) : Jacopo de Rossi]
Medieval Studies in UCC may be studied with a number of departments and schools.
FMRSI (Forum for Medieval & Renaissance Studies in Ireland) a virtual community of scholars who are located throughout Ireland. 'Medieval and Renaissance' covers 4th – early 17th centuries CE/AD in all parts of the world.
Details on the website include:
This guide brings together key resources for the study of Medieval Studies at University College Cork. Use the tabs above to find: