Montserrat (Abbey). Biblioteca - HMML Repository

Montserrat (Abbey). Biblioteca

429 manuscripts representing a large selection from the diverse library of the Monastery of Montserrat dating from the 8th-20th century. Manuscripts in Hebrew, Arabic, Syriac, and Copitc are included among the Latin, Spanish, and Catalan manuscripts. The collection is remarkably strong in the history of Benedictine monasticism, but also includes valuable historical works, liturgical texts, prayer, and commentaries.

  • Collection

  • Country

  • City

  • Repository

    Montserrat (Abbey). Biblioteca
  • Project Codes

    Main Series
  • Project Numbers

  • Type

  • Microfilm Reels

  • Date Preserved

  • HMML Reading Room (first record)

  • Languages

    Arabic; Syriac; Latin; Italian; Arabic Garshuni; Persian; French; Dutch; Hebrew; Spanish; Catalan; Provençal; Aramaic; Mandaic
  • Bibliography

    See below
  • Reading Room Collections

  • Uncataloged Collections


Anselm Albareda, "Els manuscrits de la Biblioteca de Montserrat," Analecta Montserratensia 1 (1919): 3-99.

N. Allony and A.M. Figueras, “Manuscritos hebraicos de la Biblioteca de Montserrat,” Sefarad 19 (1959): 241-272.

Francisco Javier del Barco del Barco, Catálogo de manuscritos hebreos de la Biblioteca de Montserrat (2008).

Alexandre Olivar, Els manuscrits litúrgics de la biblioteca de Montserrat (1969).

Alexandre Olivar, Catàleg dels manuscrits de la biblioteca del monastir de Montserrat (1977).

Julian Plante, Checklist of Manuscripts Microfilmed for the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, vol. 2, Spain, pt. 1 (1978).

Francisco del Río and Amalia Zomeño, Catálogo de los manuscritos siríacos, árabes karšūnī y copto-árabes de Montserrat (2012).

Amalia Zomeño, Catálogo de los manuscritos árabes de la Bibioteca de Montserrat (2009).

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