Vol. 12 No. 1 (2021): "In solis locis turba". Studi offerti a Graziano Ruffini

The library of San Benigno’s monastery of Capofaro in Genoa. The inventory of books preserved in the manuscript Vat. Lat. 11269

Adriana Alessandrini
Università degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Storia, Archeologia, Geografia, Arte e Spettacolo (SAGAS)

Published 2021-01-15


  • Survey of the Roman Congregation of the Index,
  • Genoa,
  • History of printing,
  • Monastic libraries

How to Cite

Alessandrini, Adriana. 2021. “The Library of San Benigno’s Monastery of Capofaro in Genoa. The Inventory of Books Preserved in the Manuscript Vat. Lat. 11269”. JLIS.It 12 (1):11-20. https://doi.org/10.4403/jlis.it-12683.


The article is a study on the library of San Benigno’s monastery of Capofaro in Genoa based on the inventory produced as part of the Survey of the Congregation of the Index between the end of the sixteenth and the beginning of the seventeenth century. Particularly, we tried to outline the physiognomy of the book collection, based on bibliographic data and the editions described, inserting the transcription of the most significant book entries, also in order to identify any prohibited or suspicious books belonged to the Monastery.


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