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Report No. r305

Honoratus Bonetus

fl. late 14th c.

 

Alternative Names

Bonet; Honoré (LC); Honoré Bouvet; Honorat Bonet; Honoratus Boneti; Honoratus Boveti

 

Biography/Description

Born in Provence. Honoratus became a doctor decretorum at the university of Avignon in 1386.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

L’Arbre des batailles.

 
No. 2

Apparicion maistre Jehan de Meun.

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

L’Arbre des batailles.

 
Manuscript

Berkeley, Univ. Cal. (Berkeley), Law Libr. Robbins Collection, 91, fol. 1r–130v

 
 

London, BL Royal 20.C.viii

 
 

Paris, BN fr. 206

 
 

Paris, BN fr. 587

 
 

Paris, BN fr. 673

 
 

Paris, BN fr. 674

 
 

Paris, BN fr. 1260

 
 

Paris, BN fr. 1262

 
 

Paris, BN fr. 1263

 
 

Paris, BN fr. 1264

 
 

Paris, BN fr. 1265

 
 

Paris, BN fr. 1266

 
 

Paris, BN fr. 1267

 

Text(s) – Modern Editions

No. 1

L’Arbre des batailles.

 
Modern Editions

The Tree of Battles, ed. G. Coopland (Liverpool 1949) (University of Liverpool Press.)

 
No. 2

Apparicion maistre Jehan de Meun.

 
Modern Editions

Medieval Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Dialogue: the Apparicion Maistre Jehan de Meun of Honorat Bovet: A Critical Edition with English Translation, ed. M. Hanly (Tempe, AZ 2005) (The Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.)

 

Literature

M. Hanly, ‘Courtiers and Poets: An International Network of Literary Exchange’, Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 28 (1997) 305–332.