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Report No. a384

Philippus

late 12th c.

 

Alternative Names

 

Biography/Description

Probably the name of the (French?) master whose glosses on the Collectio Cassellana (c.1185–87) were signed with the Greek siglum ‘Phi’ (φ or Φ). More recently, however, Stephan Kuttner has suggested that we may be merely confronted with a distorted ‘M.’ Rudolf Weigand conjectured that these glosses could be those of Fidantia. Peter Landau has examined the glosses and concluded that these glosses might be attributed to an unknown German canonist who worked at the end of the twelfth century.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Glosses on the Collectio Cassellana.

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Glosses on the Collectio Cassellana.

 
Manuscript

Bamberg, Staatsbibl. Can. 18, fol. 25–43v

 
 

Kassel, Universitäts- u. Landesbibl. Jur.15

 

Literature

P. Landau, ‘Die Phi.-Glossen der Collectio Cassellana’, in Medieval Church Law and the Origins of the Western Legal Tradition: A Tribute to Kenneth Pennington, W. Müller, ed. (Washington DC 2006) 159–69.

S. Kuttner, ‘Retractationes VII’, in Gratian and the Schools of Law (London 1983) 11.

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

S. Kuttner, Repertorium 293.