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Report No. a173

Cyprian

mid-12th c.

 

Alternative Names

 

Biography/Description

May have been the full name of an otherwise unknown magister, who wrote and signed some of the early glosses on Gratian’s Decretum. Rudolf Weigand has counted seven of them in two manuscripts. His glosses are signed ‘Cy’.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Glosses on the Decretum.

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Glosses on the Decretum.

 
Manuscript

Arras, BM 500

 
 

München, BSB Clm 28175

 

Literature

R. Weigand, ‘The Development of the Glossa ordinaria to Gratian’s Decretum’, in The History of Medieval Canon Law in the Classical Period, 1140–1234: From Gratian to the Decretals of Pope Gregory IX, W. Hartmann and K. Pennington, ed. (History of Medieval Canon Law 6; Washington DC 2008) 78, 96.

R. Weigand, Die Glossen zum Dekret Gratians: Studien zu den frühen Glossen und Glossenkompositionen (SG 25/26; Roma 1991) 3.2.

R. Weigand, Die Naturrechtslehre der Legisten und Dekretisten von Irnerius bis Accursius und von Gratian bis Johannes Teutonicus (Münchener Theologische Studien 3, Kan. Abt. 26; München 1967) 48–49, 51, 82–83, 448, 450.