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“The Pontifical Institute has long appeared to observers to be the most substantial centre of medieval scholarship in North America.” —GEORGE HOLMES, Chichele Professor of Medieval History, All Souls College, Oxford

The Institute Library, which opened in 1929 with a mere 3,000 titles donated by St Michael’s College, today has holdings of about 120,000 volumes whose lustre is enhanced and complemented by specialized collections of 9,000 reels of microfilm and 50,000 slides. The Institute’s Academic Council alone exercises control and authority over Library policies and use.

Access to the Library is normally granted to professors and graduate students of the University of Toronto who work in areas allied to the Library’s resources and, on a more restricted basis, to other members of the University of Toronto who need to consult unique copies or materials not otherwise available at the University of Toronto. Every reasonable opportunity to use the Library is also granted to Guests of the Institute and other visiting scholars.
Priority in collection development at the Institute Library has always been given to editions of texts and archival materials and to catalogues of manuscripts held in libraries around the world. There is a special strength in medieval philosophy and theology; but the collection is also very strong in history, law, liturgy, and literature.

The published opera omnia of every major medieval figure, as well as the great multi-volume collections on national and ecclesiastical history, are all available in the Institute Library. The inventory of the library stands in 2000 at 101,900 books, with another 20,000 printed and manuscript books in microform.

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by Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527; Ricci, Luigi
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Topics: Political science, Political ethics
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by Pseudo-Macarius; Macarius, the Egyptian, Saint, 4th cent; Mason, Arthur James, 1851-1928
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Topics: Sermons, Greek -- Translations into English, Sermons, English -- Translations from Greek
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by O'Connor, William Patrick, 1886-
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Topics: Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo, Soul
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by Heath, Thomas Little, Sir, 1861-1940
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1. From Thales to Euclid.--2. From Aristarchus to Diophantus
Topics: Mathematics, Mathematics, Greek
Source: cart02
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by Heath, Thomas Little, Sir, 1861-1940
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1. From Thales to Euclid.--2. From Aristarchus to Diophantus
Topics: Mathematics, Mathematics, Greek
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Topics: Bible, Hebrew language, Hebrew language
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by Apollodorus, of Athens; Frazer, James George, Sir, 1854-1941; Frye, Northrop. Marginalia
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Greek and English on opposite pages
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by Sertillanges, A. G. (Antonin Gilbert), 1863-1948
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Topic: Culture
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by Harden, J. M. (John Mason), 1871-1931
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Topics: Bible, Bible, Latin language
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by Spampanato, Vincenzo, 1873-1928
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Topic: Bruno, Giordano, 1548-1600
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by Apollodorus, of Athens; Frazer, James George, Sir, 1854-1941; Frye, Northrop. Marginalia
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Greek and English on opposite pages
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by Plato; England, Edwin Bourdieu, 1847-1936
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by Tenckhoff, Franz, b. 1865
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On added t.p.: Vita Meinwerci episcopi patherbrunnensis
Topic: Meinwerk, Bishop of Paderborn, ca. 970-1036
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Topics: Konungs skuggsjá, Old Norse language
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by Sallust, 86-34 B.C; Rolfe, John Carew, 1859-1943
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The Bayeux manuscript is in the Biblioth¿eque nationale, Paris (Ms. fr. 9346)
Topics: Songs, French, French poetry
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by Driver, S. R. (Samuel Rolles), 1846-1914; Gray, George Buchanan, 1865-1922
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Includes indexes
Topic: Bible
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by Mourret, Fernand, 1854-1938
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Topic: Catholic Church
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by Faure, Elie, 1873-1937; Pach, Walter, 1883-1958
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Contents.- I. Ancient art.- II. Mediaeval art.- III. Renaissance art.- IV. Modern art.- V. The spirit of the forms
Topic: Art
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by Pivevi, Ivan
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by Weekley, Ernest, 1865-1954
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Topic: French language
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by Bernard, of Clairvaux, Saint, 1090 or 91-1153; Bernard, of Clairvaux, Saint, 1090 or 91-1153. De consideratione. English
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Topics: Eugene III, Pope, d. 1153, Kindness, Spiritual life, Meditation, Papacy
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by Gosudarstvennaia akademiia istorii materialno kultury (Leningrad, R.S.F.S.R.)
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Romanized record
Topics: Archaeology, Excavations (Archaeology)
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by Mandonnet, Pierre Félix, 1858-1936; Destrez, Jean
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I. Introduction.--II. Bibliographie. 1. Histoire de saint Thomas. 2. uvres de saint Thomas. 3. Doctrines philosophiques. 4. Doctrines th eologiques. 5. Rapports doctrinaux historiques.--III. Tables
Topic: Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274
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by Mirepoix, France; Pasquier, Félix Étienne Charles, 1846-
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by Schrijnen, Josef, 1869-; Fischer, Walther, 1889-
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Topics: Indo-European philology, Indo-European languages, Indo-European philology
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by Catholic Church; Cambrai, France. Bibliothèque municipale. MSS. (164)
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Liturgical texts in Latin; editorical matter in German
Topic: Lietzmann, Hans, 1875-1942
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by Schottenloher, Karl, 1878-1954
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"Literatur": p. [390]-406
Topics: Books, Printing
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by Plato; England, Edwin Bourdieu, 1847-1936
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by Menander, of Athens; Allinson, Francis Greenleaf, 1856-1931
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Greek and English on opposite pages
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by Schiaparelli, Luigi, 1871-
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Topics: Paleography, Latin, Diplomatics
Source: cart01
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by Gembloux (Belgium : Benedictine abbey); Roland, C. G
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Documents in Latin and Old, Middle and modern French
Topic: Benedictines
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Topics: Virgil, Italian literature, Literature, Comparative, Literature, Comparative, Renaissance
Edition and date varies
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by Schubert, Hans von, 1859-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Church history, genealogy
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Topics: Virgil, Italian literature, Literature, Comparative, Literature, Comparative, Renaissance
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by Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321
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by Sampiro, bp. of Astorga, d. 1041; Gómez-Moreno, Manuel, 1870-1970; Centro de Estudios Históricos (Spain)
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At head of title: Junta para ampliación de estudios e investigaciones científicas, Centro de estudios históricos
Topics: Alfonso VI, King of Castile and Leon, 1030-1109, Alfonso III, King of Asturias and Leon, ca....
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Topics: Christian literature, Early, Fathers of the church, Church history
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by Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. Dominican; Theisling, Louis, 1856-
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Edition and date varies
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by Hirt, Herman, 1865-1936
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Topic: Indo-European languages
"Bibliografia": p. [259]
Topics: Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321, Reformation
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by Pauphilet, Albert; Historia sanctæ crucis
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Topics: Map, Walter, fl. 1200, Queste del Saint Graal, Grail
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by Ritter, Gerhard, 1888-1967; Johann von Wesel, 1425-1481
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"Heidelberger universitätsgeschichtliche forschungen. 1. teil."
Topics: Marsilius, of Inghen, d. 1396, Scholasticism, Nominalism, Learning and scholarship
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Topics: John Chrysostom, Saint, d. 407, Greek language -- Style, Sophists ("Second sophistic")
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by Univerza Srbov, Hrvatov in Slovencev v Ljubljani. Juridina fakulteta. Profesorski zbor; Univerza kralja Aleksandra Prvega v Ljubljani. Juridina fakulteta. Profesorski zbor; Kr. univerza v Ljubljani. Juridina fakulteta v Ljubljani. Profesorski zbor; Univerza v Ljubljani. Pravna fakulteta
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Vols. have added t.p. in French; v. 18-19 in Italian
Topics: Law, Law, Law, Law, Law
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by Finnur Jónsson, 1858-1934
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Old Norse language, Icelandic language
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by Conon de Béthune, ca. 1160-ca. 1220; Wallensköld, Axel, 1864-1933
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by Heusler, Andreas, 1865-1940
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by Poole, Reginald Lane, 1857-1939
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Appendix: "The counts of Tusculum": p. [31]-37
Topics: Benedict IX, Pope, d. 1054?, Gregory VI, Pope, d. 1047?
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by Pecock, Reginald, 1395?-1460?; Hitchcock, Elsie Vaughan
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Theology, Doctrinal
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by Mirepoix, France; Pasquier, Félix Étienne Charles, 1846-
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Fifteenth century manuscript named in honour of Dr. H. B. Wheatley
Topic: English poetry
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Topic: Liebermann, Felix, 1851-
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by Hall, Richard, 1535 or 6-1604; Bayne, Ronald, 1859-1922; British Museum. MSS. (Harleian 6382)
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Listed as pt. II of Bishop Fisher's English works, in the Society's publications, of which pt. I is no. XXVII, Extra series
Topic: Fisher, John, Saint, 1469-1535
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by Sarauw, Christian Preben Emil, 1865-1925
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I. Vergleichende Lautlehre der Nierderdeutschen Mundarten im Stammlande. -- II. Die Flexionen der mittelniederdeutschen Sprache
Topics: Low German language, Low German language
Edition and date varies
Old Slavonic (Church Slavic) and English in parallel colums
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by Gaudefroy-Demombynes, Maurice, 1862-1957
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Topic: Islam
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by Sievers, Eduard, 1850-1932
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"Literatur": p. [272]-278
Topic: English language
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by Eckhart, Meister, d. 1327; Büttner, Herman, 1867-
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Topic: Mysticism
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by Mourret, Fernand, 1854-1938
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Topic: Catholic Church
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by Bosanquet, Bernard, 1848-1923
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Topic: Philosophy, Modern
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by Murphy, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1892-
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Vita
Topics: Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274, Political science, Political ethics, Democracy
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by Davenport, Cyril, 1848-1941
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Topic: Heraldry
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by Bennett, J.H.E
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Franciscans
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by Stammler, Wolfgang, 1886-1965
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Topic: Low German language
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by Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274; Sertillanges, A. G. (Antonin Gilbert), 1863-1948
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by Eckhart, Meister, d. 1327; Büttner, Herman, 1867-
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Topic: Mysticism
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by Harris, J. Rendel (James Rendel), 1852-1941
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Reprinted from the Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, v.6, nos. 1-2, Jan. 1921
Topics: Celsus, Platonic philosopher, fl. 180, Aristides, Marcianus, Saint, of Athens
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Title on spine: Les courants philosophiques pendant le XIV siècle
Topics: Philosophy, Medieval, Criticism (Philosophy), Skepticism
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by Chrétien, de Troyes, 12th cent; Foerster, Wendelin, 1844-1915; Hilka, Alfons, 1877-1939
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At head of title: Kristian von Troyes