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Report No. a207

Fidantia

fl. 1176

 

Alternative Names

Fidentius; Fidantia Civitatensis

 

Biography/Description

A canon of Civita Castellana mentioned in a decretal of 21 December 1176 in Jaffe-Lowenfeld, no. 13854. Fidantia wrote some glosses on the Decretum which appear under the siglum ‘f.’ and ‘f.c.’

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Glosses on Decretum. See also Glossa Palatina under Laurentius Hispanus.

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Glosses on Decretum.

 
Manuscript

Bernkastel-Kues, Bibl. St. Nikolaus Hospitals 223

 
 

Hereford, Cath. Libr. P.vii.3

 
 

München, BSB Clm 10244

 
 

Reims, BM 676 (see also Glossa Palatina)

 

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) 78–79, 96.

R. Weigand, Die Glossen zum Dekret Gratians: Studien zu den frühen Gossen und Glossenkompositionen (SG 26; Roma 1991) 3.23.

S. Kuttner, ‘Retractationes VII’, Gratian and the Schools of Law 1140–1234 (London 1983) 10–11.

W. Holtzmann, Kanonistische Ergänzungen zur Italia pontificia (Tübingen 1959) 28 n.21.

S. Kuttner, ‘Bernardus Compostellanus Antiquus’, Traditio, 1 (1943) 281 nn. 16, 17.