Denys the Carthusian – Opera Omnia

For anyone else who might be working on this somewhat obscure, yet highly prolific, late medieval author, here is a set of links to the complete works, in the original language, of Denys the Carthusian (1402-71), also known as Denys de Leeuwis or Denys of Ryckel. The edition is Doctoris ecstatici D. Dionysii Cartusiani Opera Omnia. 43 vols. Montreuil, Tournai, Parkminster: Typis Cartusiæ S.M. de Pratis, 1886-1935. The links are to what is available on

Doctoris ecstatici D. Dionysii Cartusiani Opera Omnia

1. Commentary on Genesis, Exodus 1-19

2. Commentary on Exodus 20-40, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy

3. Commentary on Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1-3 Kings

4. Commentary on 4 Kings, 1-2 Chronicles, Job 1-37

5. Commentary on Job 38-42, Ezra, Nehemiah, Tobit, Judith, Esther

6. Commentary on the Psalms

7. Commentary on Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom

8. Commentary on Ecclesiasticus and Isaiah

9. Commentary on Jeremiah, Lamentations, Baruch, Ezekiel

10. Commentary on Daniel and the Minor Prophets

11. Commentary on Matthew, Mark, Luke 1-10

12. Commentary on Luke 10-21, John

13. Commentary on the Epistles of St. Paul, James, 1-2 Peter

14. Commentary on 1-3 John, Jude, Acts, Revelation and Notes on the Whole Bible

15. Commentary on the Celestial Hierarchy and Ecclesiastical Hierarchy of pseudo-Denys the Areopagite

16. Commentary on The Divine Names and Mystical Theology of pseudo-Denys the Areopagite

17. Summary of the Orthodox Faith (Books 1-2)

18. Summary of the Orthodox Faith (Books 3-4)

19. Commentary on The Sentences (Book I, Dist. 1-16)

19. Commentary on The Sentences (Book I, Dist. 1-16) [Boston College Library]

20. Commentary on The Sentences (Book I, Dist. 17-48)

20. Commentary on The Sentences (Book I, Dist. 17-48) [Boston College Library]

21. Commentary on The Sentences (Book II, Dist. 1-11)

21. Commentary on The Sentences (Book II, Dist. 1-11) [Boston College Library]

22. Commentary on The Sentences (Book II, Dist. 12-44) [Boston College Library]

23. Commentary on The Sentences (Book III, Dist. 1-40) [Boston College Library]

24. Commentary on The Sentences (Book IV, Dist. 1-23)

24. Commentary on The Sentences (Book IV, Dist. 1-23) [Boston College Library]

25/1. Commentary on The Sentences (Book IV, Dist. 24-50) & Indices [Boston College Library]

25/2. Commentary on The Sentences: General Index [Boston College Library]

26. Commentary on Boethius’ The Consolation of Philosophy

27. Translations of John Cassian into Simpler Latin (Institutes, Conferences)

28. Exposition of the Works of Johannes Climacus

29. Sermones de tempore (Pars prima)

30. Sermones de tempore (Pars secunda)

31. Sermones de sanctis (Pars prima)

32. Sermones de sanctis (Pars secunda)

33. Opera Minora I

34. Opera Minora II

35. Opera Minora III

36. Opera Minora IV

37. Opera Minora V

38. Opera Minora VI

39. Opera Minora VII

40. Opera Minora VIII

41. Opera Minora IX

42. Opera Minora X

43. Indices

For anyone looking for a more detailed breakdown of the contents, see here (under Les écrits de Denys le Chartreux).


Earlier Editions

UPDATE: There are a number of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century volumes available from the Post-Reformation Digital Library, though these are, of course, not part of the Opera Omnia edition. In addition, there are the following:

In omnis beati Pauli epistolas commentaria. Paris: John Roigny, 1542. (Google Books)

In qvatuor Euangelistas enarrationes. Cologne: Peter Quentel, 1532. (Google Books)