The Hispanic Seminary of Medieval Studies (HSMS) was
founded in the 1970s by Profs. John J. Nitti and Lloyd A. Kasten, then
professors of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of
The HSMS is a non-profit entity whose principal aim was
to provide access to the masses of transcriptions and data that were being
produced as a result of their on-going Dictionary of the Old Spanish Language
Since then, the HSMS has grown to become one of the most
important publishers of material in Hispanomedievalism and its related fields,
making available at affordable prices all kinds of scholarly research related
to the early Ibero-Romance languages and literatures.
Books are hard-bound (unless otherwise indicated) and
printed on acid-free paper.