[Compiled by Rod Letchford for the Cyprian Project]
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Below is a list of links to Jacques Paul Migne’s Patrologia Latina (Patrologiae Cursus Completus. Series Latina). They all lead to downloadable PDFs – at least from where I live (Australia). If they don’t work for you, try accessing them via an anonymous proxy server.
19 thoughts on “Patrologia Latina (PL) PDF’s”
Are there English translations of these volumes available for reading?
No. Amazingly enough.
The link to Vol 26 appears to be wrong. Is that volume available somewhere?
Thanks for noting this. Have a look and see if Archive.org have it. If they do, please post a link here (I’m horribly busy so don’t know when I shall get to it!)
I looked more carefully and found that the link is correct after all. I was confused because Google does not show you the title page saying Tomus XXVI but a later page. The title page is a few pages back.
What seem to be the same images are also on Archive.org at
Sorry, I should have checked more carefully before commenting.
Roger thanks so much for this site it is wonderful beyond words. I have looked for this for long time just note for those that looking for the Greek fathers here is the link. http://www.ellopos.net/elpenor/greek-texts/fathers/migne-patrologia-graeca-volumes.asp
You should note volumes 30 and 47 will not download as pdf. The site you give we can down load as full text only I just prefer pdf.
I have just accessed 47. 30 does not seem to be available any more, but Archive clearly had access to it.
You will find that there is a corresponding collection of Greek PG volumes, here, if you go to the top level of the site 🙂
I tried 30 yesterday evening and found it working as well so all is good. I had sent a note to google regarding this and they must have fixed it. Is the Latin ecclesiastical is it classical Latin. I have to learn one of them to read these thoughts on this would be greatly appreciated.
Will vary by the writer; but the PL is the main compendium of ecclesiastical Latin. But if you know classical Latin, you’ll have no difficulty with church Latin. The reverse is not true.
My apologies for the chewed-up format. WordPress really doesn’t like these pages.
Thank you so much!
Hello, is there a link to PL 224 (Supplementum 3) available ?
Thanks for this!
Well done Roger for pulling all the PL together, could you help a Canadian archaeologist stuck in Britain struggling with pilgrimage as a concept? I would like a read of Bachiarius’ De Fide, which several sources say is in PL XX: 1015-1062, which I guessed meant Vol 20, pages 1015-1062, which in fact is well into Heironymus instead. Is this reference just wrong?
The reference is correct. Bacchiarius is in the title page of this copy.
But it’s column number, not page number?
Thank you Roger, it is column number. Also I had some Latin-induced brain=freeze and kept looking in Vol 22.
We’ve all done it… 🙂
Are the PATROLOGIA LATINA SUPPLEMENTUM volumes available as pdf?
I need to consult a Sermon by Augustine which is in Volume 2:564-568.
I’ve not seen them, if they are…