Historia y escatología en el Liber floridus de Lamberto de Saint-Omer

José Miguel de Toro*

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This article aims to analyze the corpus of historical texts that Lambert of Saint-Omer included in his encyclopaedia entitled Liber floridus (1121). Using as our basis the manuscripts Ghent, Univ. Lib., 92 (autograph); Wolfenbüttel, HAB, Gud. Lat. 1; and Paris, BNF, lat. 8865, we propose a classification of the historical chapters of the Liber floridus and also to show their connection with the general spiritual background that permeates the whole work. This reveals that Lambert uses especially profane history and cosmographic knowledge to nourish his eschatological reflection, and shows how the events of his time, particularly the success of the First Crusade, encouraged the author to develop apocalyptic ideas.

Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)149-174
Number of pages26
JournalTeologia y Vida
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes

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