The Poverello of Assisi, founder of the Friars Minor, collaborator of Clare of Assisi, and guide for brother and sister penitents, was an effective preacher, a composer of poetic texts in early Italian vernacular, and a writer of Latin prayers, rules, letters and exhortations over a period of twenty years. He was canonized by Gregory IX in 1228.
About the Collection
Spicilegium Bonaventurianum, 1963 seqq. In 8° mai.
A variety of scholarly research: archival research into aspects of Assisi's city life and 15th/16th c. Italian universities; works on Franciscan manuscripts in Naples and Troyes; editions of works by scholastic authors Francis of the Marches, Nicholas of Ockham, Peter Lombard, William of Auxerre; critical editions of spiritual and writings of Francis of Assisi (also in Italian and Spanish translation), Angela of Foligno, Hugh of Digne, and Rudolf of Biberach.