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Report No. r309

Jacobus Fontanus Brugensis

fl. mid. 16th c.

 

Alternative Names

Fontanus; Jacobus (LC); Iacobus Fontanus; Jacques Fontaine; Jacques Fonteyn; Iacopo Fontanom Josse de Fontanus

 

Biography/Description

Jacobus was a professor of canon law at Paris who wrote additiones to the Extravagantes of John XXII, the Liber Sextus, and the Clementines, as well as a vivid history of the siege of Rhodes.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Epistola missa e Rhodo.

 
No. 2

De bello Rhodio libri tres.

 
No. 3

Justiniani Principis Codex.

 
No. 4

Liber Sextus Decretalium.

 
No. 5

Clementinae Constitutiones.

 
No. 6

Extravagantes Johannis XXII.

 

Text(s) – Early Printed Editions

No. 1

Epistola missa e Rhodo.

 
Early Printed Editions

Epistola missa e Rhodo. Tübingen, 1523.

 
No. 2

De bello Rhodio libri tres.

 
Early Printed Editions

De bello Rhodio libri tres. Roma, 1524.

 
 

De bello Rhodio libri tres. Hagenau, 1527.

 
 

On iungster belegerung und eroberung der Statt Rhodis durch den Türcken im jar unseres hails M.D.XXII. Augsburg, 1528. A German Translation by Ottmar Luscinius (Othmaren Nachtgall).

 
 

Della guerra di Rhodi libri III. Vinegia, 1545. An Italian translation by M. F. Sansovino.

 
No. 3

Justiniani Principis Codex.

 
Early Printed Editions

Justiniani Principis Codex. Roma, 1524.

 
 

Justiniani Principis Codex. Lyon, 1528.

 
No. 4

Liber Sextus Decretalium.

 
Early Printed Editions

Liber Sextus Decretalium. Lyon, 1531.

 
 

Liber Sextus Decretalium. Lyon, 1549.

 
 

Liber Sextus Decretalium. Lyon, 1554.

 
 

Liber Sextus Decretalium. Lyon, 1559.

 
 

Liber Sextus Decretalium. Paris, 1561.

 
No. 5

Clementinae Constitutiones.

 
Early Printed Editions

Clementinae Constitutiones, cum summarijs: literalibus casibus optimis notabilibus, glossis ordinarijs: . . . Jn quibus . . . Jacobus Fontanus addidit et alia permulta omnimodo necessaria, collecta ex commentarijs Joannis de Imola. Petri de Ancharano. Zabarelle. Andree. Barbacie. Paris, 1520.

 
No. 6

Extravagantes Johannis XXII.

 
Early Printed Editions

Extravagantes Johannis XXII. Lyon, 1528. ‘Remonta est nunc historia que in priori impressione falso Joannis xxij. vita inscribebatur’.

 
 

Extravagantes Johannis XXII. Lyon, 1531.

 
 

Extravagantes Johannis XXII. Lyon, 1556.

 
 

Extravagantes Johannis XXII. Paris, 1561.

 

Literature

J. von Schulte, QL 2.63.

A. Fontana, Amphitheatrum legaleAmphitheatrum legale (Parma 1688; repr. Torino 1961) 2.2.93.