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  1. Armstrong R.J. OFMCap, Clare of Assisi. Early Documents, Paulist Press, New Jersey, 1988. In pages 333-335 there is a good bibliography of the Sources in their critical editions, plus studies about Clare and the Poor Ladies of San Damiano, as well as about Mediaeval Women and Religious Life.
  2. Bartoli Marco, "Saint Clare of Assisi". Translated by Frances Teresa OSC, Franciscan Press, Quincy, 1993.
  3. Bodo Murray, "Francis. The Journey and the Dream", St. Anthony Messenger Press, Cincinnati, 1988.
  4. Build With Living Stones. A Program of Study on the Franciscan Missionary Charism, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1987.
  5. Carmody Maurice OFM, The Leonine Union of the Order of Friars Minor 1897, The Franciscan Institute, St. Bonaventure University, New York, 1994.
  6. Carney Margaret OSF, The First Franciscan Woman: Clare of Assisi and Her Form of Life, Franciscan Press, Quincy University, 1995.
  7. Chesterton G.K., "Saint Francis of Assisi", New York, 1924.
  8. Claire D'Assise: Écrits. Edited and Translated by Marie-France Becker OSC, Jean-François Godet OFM, Thaddée Matura OFM, (Les Éditions du Cerf, Sources Chrètiennes, n. 325), Paris, 1985.
  9. Clare of Assisi. Early Documents. Edited and Translated by Regis J. Armstrong OFMCap, Paulist Press, New York, 1988.
  10. "Die Opuscula des Heiligen Franziskus von Assisi: Neue textkritische edition". Ed. Kajetan Esser OFM, (Spicilegium Bonaventurianum cura pp. Collegii S. Bonaventurae). Vol. XIII, Collegio S. Bonaventura, Grottaferrata, Roma, 1976.
  11. Dizionario Francescano. I Mistici. Scritti dei Mistici Francescani. Vol. 1. Secolo XIII, Editrici , Assisi, 1995.
  12. Englebert Omer, "Saint Francis of Assisi", Franciscan Herald Press, Chicago, 1965.
  13. Fonck Benet A. OFM, From Gospel to Life. The Rule of the Secular Franciscan Order, Franciscan Herald Press, Chicago, 1979, pp. 33.
  14. Fortini Arnaldo, "Francis of Assisi". Translated by Helen Moak, The Crossroad Publishing Co., New York, 1992.
  15. "Francis and Clare. The Complete Works." Translation and Introduction by Regis J. Armstrong OFMCap and Ignatius Brady OFM, (Paulist Press), New York, 1982.
  16. Habig Marion A. OFM, Secular Franciscan Companion, Franciscan Herald Press, Chicago, 1987, pp. 294.
  17. Habig Marion A. OFM, The Franciscan Book of Saints, Franciscan Herald Press, Chicago, 1979.
  18. Holzapfel H. OFM, Manuale Historiae Ordinis Fratrum Minorum, Fribourg, 1909.
  19. Ignacio Omaechevarria OFM, Escritos de Santa Clara y Documentos Contemporaneos, Biblioteca de Autores Cristianos, Madrid, 1982.
  20. Irirarte L. OFMCap, Franciscan History, Franciscan Herald Press, Chicago, 1983.
  21. Joergensen Johannes, "Den Hellige Frans af Assisi", 1918. (Editions and translations in all major languages).
  22. Lainati Chiara Augusta OSC, Santa Chiara d'Assisi, Edizioni Porziuncola, Assisi, 1992.
  23. Le Scuole degli Ordini Mendicanti (secoli XIII-XIV). Convegni del Centro di Studi sulla Spiritualita' Medievale, XVII, Todi, (1976) 1978.
  24. Manselli Raoul, "Saint Francis of Assisi", Franciscan Herald Press, Chicago, 1988.
  25. Mission in the Franciscan Tradition. Spirit and Life. A Journal of Contemporary Franciscanism, Vol. 6, St. Bonaventure, NY 1994.
  26. Moorman John, A History of the Franciscan Order from its Origins to the year 1517, Franciscan Herald Press, Chicago, 1988.
  27. Moorman John, "Saint Francis of Assisi", Franciscan Herald Press, Chicago, 1986.
  28. Moya Ramos Cornelio OFM, Baldonado Felipe OFM, Grant Zachary OFM, The Rule of the Secular Franciscan Order. With a Catechism and Instructions, Franciscan Herald Press, Chicago, 1980, pp. 186.
  29. Nimmo D. , Reform and Division in the Mediaeval Franciscan Order, Historical Institute of the Capuchins, Rome, 1987.
  30. "Opuscula Sancti Patris Francisci Assisiensis". Ed. Caietanus Esser OFM (Bibliotheca Franciscana Ascetica Medii Aevi), Tom. XII, Grottaferrata, Roma, 1978.
  31. Pazzelli Raffaele TOR, Saint Francis and the Third Order, Franciscan Herald Press, Chicago, 1982, pp. 235.
  32. Peterson Ingrid J. OSF, Clare of Assisi: A Biographical Study, Franciscan Press, Quincy University, 1995.
  33. Sabatier Paul, "Vie de S. François d'Assise", 1894. (Editions and translations in all major languages).
  34. Società Internazionale di Studi Francescani, Il rinnovamento del francescanesimo. L'Osservanza, Atti dell'XI Convegno Internazionale, 1983.
  35. Societa' Internazionale di Studi Francescani. Francescanesimo e Cultura Universitaria (secoli XIII-XIV). XVI Convegno Internazionale di Studi Francescani, Assisi (1988), 1990.
  36. St. Francis of Assisi. Writings and Early Biographies. English Omnibus of Sources for the Life of St. Francis, edited by Marion A. Habig, Franciscan Herald Press, Chicago, 1983, Research Bibliography, VI, Major Biographies, 1699-1702.

    The Latin critical editions of the Franciscan Sources:

    1) Analecta Franciscana sive Chronica aliaque varia documenta ad historiam Fratrum Minorum spectantia, edita a Patribus Collegii S. Bonaventurae, Tomus X, Legendae S. Francisci Assisiensis saeculis XIII et XIV conscriptae, Ad Claras Aquas, Quaracchi, Florence, 1941, pp. 756. (simply quoted as AF X).

    2) Fontes Franciscani, a cura di Enrico Menestò e Stefano Brufani, e di Giuseppe Cremascoli, Emore Paoli, Luigi Pellegrini, Stanislao da Campagnola, apparati di Giovanni M. Boccali, Edizioni Porziuncola, Via Protomartiri Francescani 2, 06088, S. Maria degli Angeli, Assisi, 1995, pp. 2590.

    English and Italian editions of the Franciscan Sources:

    1) St. Francis of Assisi. Writings and Early Biographies. English Omnibus of Sources for the Life of St. Francis. Edited by Marion A. Habig, Franciscan Herald Press, Chicago, Illinois 60609, 1972; newer editions by Franciscan Press, Quincy College, Quincy, Illinois 62301-2699, pp. 1960. A completely new English edition of the Sources is under way. It will also be available on CD.

    2) Fonti Francescane. Scritti e biografie di san Francesco d'Assisi. Cronache e altre testimonianze del primo secolo francescano. Scritti e biografie di santa Chiara d'Assisi. Edizioni Messaggero Padova, 1977, 1980, pp. 2830. Pocket edition or Editio Minor, EM Padova, 1986, pp. 1560.

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