Category Archives: Texts in Mariology

Cardinal Lambruschini’s Defense of the Immaculate Conception

By | July 24, 2012

There are many classic Mariological works online, and some of them are even in English! This one is a defense written about 12 years prior to the Dogma, defending the teaching of the Immaculate Conception. This English translation is from 1855, one year after the dogma was declared. A Polemical Treatise on the Immaculate Conception… Read More »

Classic Texts About Our Lady in Latin

By | September 27, 2011

De Assumptione Beatae Virginis Mariae by Pseudo-Augustine as found in Patrologiae Latina ed. Migne, Vol. 40 (It begins on “page 182” which is actually column 1141 in the book). This is a 9th century work by an anonymous author (erroneously attributed to St. Augustine at some point in the Middle Ages) on the bodily Assumption… Read More »

More Books about the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Latin Language

By | August 21, 2011

It’s amazing how many books about the Blessed Virgin Mary are available free online to either read or download. Here are more classic examples of Mariology. Mariale of Bl. Bernadine of Busti, O.F.M. (1511) Psalterium divae Virginis Mariae rhythmice conscriptum by Stephanus (Cantuarensis) (1579) Theotocodia sive parthenodia opus eximium in laudem deiparae Virginis by Tito… Read More »

Mariology in Latin: Online books

By | August 3, 2011

A list of classic books in Latin concerning the Blessed Virgin Mary (available free online): Psalterium Gloriosissimae Virginis Mariae by Ulrich Stöckl (1580). This is from the days when the Hail Mary ended with “fruit of your womb, Jesus Christ,” and then they added phrases (usually 3 lines) to this. Each “Hail Mary” was its… Read More »