You now have online access to some of OUP’s Oxford Medieval Texts volumes via Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO) which is accessible via SOLO.
Oxford Medieval Texts (OMT) is an important series of published scholarly editions of selected key Latin texts relating to the history of medieval Europe. Authors include, for instance, Abelard, Bede, Malmesbury, Saxo Grammaticus, and others.
The critical texts are accompanied by a full scholarly apparatus and include a commentary and English translations on facing pages.
Currently 31 ebooks in the OMT series are now available.
This subscription is made possible thanks to the generosity of the Madeline Barber Bequest.
The earliest OMT example in OSEO is
- Lanfranc. The Monastic Constitutions of Lanfranc. Edited by Christopher N. L. Brooke. Rev. ed. (Oxford, 1951, 2002)
The latest is
Saxo Grammaticus. Gesta Danorum = the History of the Danes. Edited by Karsten Friis-Jensen, translated by Peter Fisher. (Oxford, 2015)
The Bodleian hardcopy of the OMT series is in the Upper Reading Room (URR), Old Bodleian Library, at shelfmark K.7.34.
Check here for a full list of the 100+ titles in this series.
While you are here, check out…
- more HFL news on medieval resources
- iSkills course handouts for Sources for Medievalists (pdf)
- our LibGuide: Papyri, Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts at the Bodleian Library
- Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford libraries (a catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges)
- Digital.Bodleian’s Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Illumination collections