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Report No. r079

Astesanus de Asti

d.1330

 

Alternative Names

Astesano (LC); Antonius Astesanus; Astesanus de Ast; Astesanus von Asti; Antonio d’Asti; Astesanus Astensis; Astesanus ex Asta; Antonio Astesano

 

Biography/Description

A Franciscan, completed an important confessional work, Summa de casibus, in 1317. It consists of eight books and three indices, two of which list the rubriques of the canon and civil lawbooks. In this way, it served as a comprehensive manual of the laws for priests.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Summa de casibus conscientie. Also known as the Summa Astesana.

 

Text(s) – Early Printed Editions

No. 1

Summa de casibus conscientie.

 
Early Printed Editions

Summa de casibus conscientie. Strassburg, 1469. (Hain 1888)

 
 

Summa de casibus conscientie. Strassburg, 1472. (Hain 1889)

 
 

Summa de casibus conscientie. Venezia, 1478. (Hain 1893)

 
 

Summa de casibus conscientie. Köln, 1479. (Hain 1894)

 
 

Summa de casibus conscientie. Köln, 1479. (Hain 1895)

 
 

Summa de casibus conscientie. Venezia, 1480. (Hain 1896)

 
 

Summa de casibus conscientie. Nurenberg, 1482. (Hain 1897)

 
 

Summa de casibus conscientie. Strassburg, s.a.. (Hain 1890)

 
 

Summa de casibus conscientie. s.l., s.a.. (Hain 1891)

 
 

Summa de casibus conscientie. Basel, s.a.. (Hain 1892)

 
 

Summa de casibus conscientie. Lyon, 1519.

 
 

Summa de casibus conscientie. Roma, 1728-30.

 

Literature

P. Michaud-Quantin, Sommes de casuistique et manuals de confession au moyen âge (XII–XVI siècles) (Leuven 1962) 57–60.

J. Sbaralea, Supplementum ad scriptores ordinis minorum (Roma 1908) 1.104–05.

J. Dietterle, ‘Die “Summae confessorum (sive de casibus conscientiae)” von ihren Anfängen an bis Silvester Prierias’, ZKG, 26 (1905) 35–62.

J. von Schulte, QL 2.425–27.