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Report No. r090

Bartholomaeus de Chaimis

d. 1496


Alternative Names

Bartholomaeus de Chaimis (LC); Bartholomaeus Caymus; Bartholomaeus de Chaymis; Bartholomaeus de Caimis



Bartholomaeus was the author of a confessional manual he completed towards the end of the 15th century. It is based in particular on his predecessors, Antoninus of Florence and Angelus of Chiavasso.



No. 1

Confessionale. Also known as the Interogatorium.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1



München, BSB Clm 17405


Oxford, Bodleian Libr. Misc. can. 108


Text(s) – Early Printed Editions

No. 1


Early Printed Editions

Confessionale. Milano 1474 (Hain 2481)


Confessionale. Nürnberg 1477 (Hain 2482)


Confessionale. Mainz 1478 (Hain 2483)


Confessionale. Milano 1478 (Hain 2484)


Confessionale. Milano 1482 (Hain 2486)


Confessionale. Memmingen 1483 (Hain 2487)


Confessionale. Venezia 1486 (Hain 2488)


Confessionale. s.l. [Venezia] 1486 (Hain 2485)


Confessionale. Augsburg 1491 (Hain 2489)


Confessionale. s.l. [Strassbourg] s.a. (Hain 2476)


Confessionale. s.l. s.a. (Hain 2475)


Confessionale. s.l. s.a. (Hain 2477)


Confessionale. s.l. [Strassbourg] s.a. (Hain 2478)


Confessionale. s.l. s.a. (Hain 2479)


Confessionale. s.l. s.a. (Hain 2480)



P. Michaud-Quantin, Sommes de casuistique et manuals de confession au moyen âge (XII–XVI siècles) (Leuven 1962) 76.

A. Teetaert, ‘Barthélemy de Chaimis ou de Milan’, DDC (1937) 2.207–10.

J. Sbaralea, Supplementum ad scriptores ordinis minorum (Roma 1908) 1.119.

J. von Schulte, QL 2.453–54.