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Report No. r281

Guilelmus de Cayeux

fl. late 13th–early 14th c.

 

Alternative Names

Guillaume de Cayeux

 

Biography/Description

A Dominican, Guilelmus was prior of St. Joseph at Paris, 1286–96, and later head of the order for the French province (1296–1302 and 1306–1309). He composed a confessional Summa that is an abridgement of the work of Johannes of Freiburg. He also published this abbreviation rearranged in alphabetical order.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Summa abbreviata.

 
No. 2

Summa abbreviata secundum ordinem alphabeti.

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Summa abbreviata.

 
Manuscript

Aberdeen, Univ. Libr. 108, fol. 1–171

 
 

Arras, BM 356

 
 

Bayeux, Bibl. Chap. 39

 
 

Bruxelles/Brussel, Bibl. Royale 2486, fol. 1–209v

 
 

Cambrai, BM 1231

 
 

Clermont-Ferrand, BM 100, fol. 1–138v

 
 

Milano, Bibl. Ambrosiana H.207, fol. 3ra–176vb

 
 

Paris, BN lat. 3727A

 
 

Paris, BN lat. 17493

 
 

Pavia, Bibl. Univ. Aldini 8

 
 

Saint-Omer, BM 313

 
 

Sankt Florian, Stiftsbibl. xi.143

 
 

Tarragona, Bibl. Publica 79, fol. 16–205 (View online.)

 
 

Zagreb, Nacionalna i Sveučilišna Knjižnica MR 114, fol. 4–145v,

 
No. 2

Summa abbreviata secundum ordinem alphabeti.

 
Manuscript

Klagenfurt, Bischöfliche Bibl. Perg. 16, fol. 1–154v

 
 

Klosterneuberg, Stiftsbibl. 1125, fol. 9–147

 
 

München, BSB Clm 8019, fol. 1ra–185vb

 
 

München, BSB Clm 8020, fol. 2–168v

 
 

München, BSB Clm 18747, fol. 1–260vb

 

Literature

T. Kaeppeli, Scriptores ordinis praedicatorum medii aevi (Roma 1975) 2.94–95.

P. Michaud-Quantin, Sommes de casuistique et manuals de confession au moyen âge (XII–XVI siècles) (Leuven 1962) 48.

J. Dietterle, ‘Die “Summae confessorum (sive de casibus conscientiae)” von ihren Anfängen an bis Silvester Prierias’, ZKG, 26 (1905) 59–63.

J. von Schulte, QL 2.425.