Books of the Medieval Parish Church

Goal and tasks

Books of the Medieval Parish Church (BOMPAC) is an ERC Starting Grant projet led by Jaakko Tahkokallio and hosted by the National Library. It studies the book provision of parish churches in the medieval Kingdom of Sweden, using the book fragments of the National Library of Finland and the Royal Archives (Stockholm) as its principal sources. The project publishes articles and research data according to the principles of Open Science.

Project setters

National Library
European Research Council



Project status

In progress


European Research Council


Faculty of Arts (University of Helsinki), Royal Archives (Stockholm)