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Report No. r310

Jacobus de Caviceo



Alternative Names

Caviceo; Jacopo (LC); Jacomo Cavicaeo; Giacomo Caviceo; Giacopo Caviceo; Iacopo Caviceo; Jacobus Caviceus; Jacobus Cavitius



More commonly know as an author of romance (Il peregrino, Le peregin), Jacobus was, according to P. Michaud–Quantin, also the author of a manual on confession, which was first publlished, during his lifetime and under his name, at Parma in 1509.



No. 1

Manuale confessorum, 1509.


Text(s) – Early Printed Editions

No. 1

Manuale confessorum, 1509.

Early Printed Editions

Manuale confessorum. Parma, 1509.


Manuale confessorum. Venezia, 1529.


Manuale confessorum. Venezia, 1586.



S. Roush, ‘Dante Ravennate and Boccaccio Ferrarese? Post–Mortem Residency and the Attack on Florentine Literary Hegemony, 1480-1520’, Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 35 (2004) 543–562.

A. Ciavarella, ‘Jacopo Caviceo, biografo di Pier Maria Rossi’, Archivio storico per le province parmensi, 26 (1975) 187–216.

P. Michaud-Quantin, Sommes de casuistique et manuels de confession au moyen âge (Leuven 1962) 77.