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  1. Joseph von Göerres, Der heilige Franziskus von Assisi: Ein Troubadour (Regensburg: G.J. Manz, 1879). Originally published in Strasbourg in 1826.
  2. Karl von Hase, Franz von Assis, ein Heiligenbild (Leipzig: Breitkopf und Hartel, 1856).
  3. A thorough study of the German contributions to the Franciscan literature of the nineteenth century can be found in Kaspar Elm, "Viv Joseph Görres bis Walter Goetz: Franziskus in der deutschen Geschichts-schreibung des 19. Jahrhunderts" in L'Immagine di Francesco nella storiografica dall'umanesimo all'Ottocento (Assisi 1982) 343-383.
  4. Henry Thode, Franz von Assisi und die Anfänge der Kunst der Renaissance in Italen, (Vien: Phaidon-Verlag, 1934). Originally published in 1885.
  5. Frederic Ozanam, Les Poétes Franciscains en Italie au Trezième Siècle, avec un choix des Petites Fleurs de Saint François: Traduites de l'Italien Suivis de Recherches Nouvelles sur Les Sources Poétiques de la Divine Comedie (Paris: V. Lecoffre, 1852).
  6. Jules Michelet, Le Moyen Âge. Histoire de France, new edition 1981. The six volumes were originally published between 1833 and 1844, although the Preface of the definitive edition of Histoire de France did not appear until 1869.
  7. His critique eventually became François d'Assise and was later published in Nouvelles Études Religieuses (Paris, 1884).
  8. Cf. Charles-Olivier Carbonell, "De Ernest Renan à Paul Sabatier: naissance d'une historiographie scientifique de saint François en France (1864-1893)," in L'Immagine di Francesco nella storiografica dall'umanesimo all'Ottocento (Assisi 1982) 225-249.
  9. Paul Sabatier, Vie de Saint François d'Assise (Paris: Libraire Fischbacher, 1894). English translation: Life of St. Francis of Assisi, translated by Louise Seymour Houghton (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906).
  10. Paul Sabatier, Speculum perfectionis seu S. Francisci Assisiensis legenda antiquissima auctore fratre Leon, in Collection d'études et de documents sur l'histoire religieuse et littérarire du Moyen Âge, 1 (Paris, 1898).
  11. Cf. Luigi Pellegrini, "A Century of Reading the Sources for the Life of Francis of Assisi," Greyfriars Review 7:3 (1993), 323-346.
  12. Paul Sabatier, "Lettera di Paolo Sabatier," Miscellanea Franciscana 7 (1898) 33-35; Michele Faloci Pulignani, "Risposta alla Lettera di Paolo Sabatier," Miscellanea Franciscana 7 (1898) 35-51.
  13. Michele Faloci Pulignani, "S. Francesco d'Assisi secondo Paolo Sabatier" (Foligno, 1902); Miscellanea Franciscana 9 (1902), 65-76.
  14. Francesco van Ortroy, "La legenda latina di s. Francesco secondo l'Anonimo Perugino," Miscellanea Franciscana 9 (1902), 33-48.
  15. Ferdinand M. Delorme, "La Legenda antiqua s. Francisci du ms. 1046 de la Bibliothèque communale de Pérouse," Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 15 (1922), 23-70, 278-332; La "Legenda antiqua s. Francisci," texte du ms. 1046 (M 69), (Paris, 1926).
  16. Analecta Franciscana sive Chronica aliaque varia documenta ad historiam fratrum minorum spectantia edita a patribus Collegii S. Bonaventuae adiuvantibus aliis eruditis viris, I-X (Ad Aquas Claras: Florentiae, Collegium S. Bonaventurae: 1895-1941).
  17. Arnaldo Fortini, Nuova Vita di san Francesco. Five volumes. (Assisi, 1959). Abridged English translation by Helen Moak: Francis of Assisi (New York: Crossroad, 1982).
  18. San Francesco nella Ricerca Storica degli Ultimi Ottanta Anni (Todi: 1971).
  19. Lorenzo di Fonzo, "L'Anonimo Perugino tra le fonti francescane del secolo XIII. Rapporti letterari e testo critico," in Miscellanea Franciscana 72 (1972) 435-465. This text was also re-examined by Pierre Béguin in L'Anonyme de Pérouse. Un témoin de la fraternité franciscaine primitive confronté aux autres sources contemporaines (Paris, 1979).
  20. La "questione francescana" dal Sabatier ad oggi (Assisi: 1973)
  21. Théophile Desbonnets, "Legenda trium Sociorum: Edition critique," Archivum Franciscanum Historicum 67 (1974) 38-144.
  22. Raoul Manselli, Nos qui cum eo fuimus. Contributo alla questione francescana (Roma: Biblioteca seraphico-capuccina, 1980); S. Francesco d'Assisi, (Roma: Biblioteca di cultura, 1980); 2nd edition, 1981; 3rd edition, 1982. English translation: St. Francis of Assisi, translated by Paul Duggan (Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1988). Nos qui cum eo fuimus has yet to be translated into English.
  23. Unfortunately S. Francesco d'Assisi was published without the footnotes to substantiate many of Manselli's interpretations. His death in November 1984 left this work incomplete.

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