Bible studies and commentaries
Late mediaeval students were primarily occupied with commenting on Peter Lombard's Sentences. In the Renaissance however, both students and teachers preferred to read the bible text itself and early Christian authors and comment on them. Origen, Jerome, John Chrysostom and Nicholas of Lyra among others were also important interpreters of the Bible and needed to be read (and were all present in the Badia).
The three examples listed below belonged to the nucleus of books not provided by the Vespasiano workshop. They were available on the market.