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Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Medieval and Early Modern Jurists

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Report No. r360

Johannes Johannis

fl. mid 14th. c.

 

Alternative Names

Jean de Jean

 

Biography/Description

Abbot of Joncels, Johannes taught canon law at Montepellier and was the author of several canonistic commentaries, in particular the Memoriale decreti, a reference work on Gratian’s Decretum, which he completed in 1339.

Information provided by Dirk L. Claes, University of Groningen.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Memoriale decreti.

 
No. 2

Reportatio on the Decretum.

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Memoriale decreti.

 
Manuscript

Bologna, Coll. Spagna 50

 
 

Città del Vaticano, BAV Vat. lat. 2679

 
 

Città del Vaticano, BAV Borgh. 44

 
 

Paris, BN lat. 3921

 
No. 2

Reportatio on the Decretum.

 
Manuscript

Bernkastel-Kues, Bibl. St. Nikolaus Hospitals 227

 
 

Mainz, Stadtbibl. 52 (Damaged)

 

Text(s) – Early Printed Editions

No. 1

Memoriale decreti.

 
Early Printed Editions

Memoriale decreti. Basel, 1487. (Hain 9416)

 

Literature

H. Gilles, ‘Jean de Jean, abbe de Joncels’, in HLF (1974) 40.53–111.

H. Gilles, ‘Un canoniste oublié: l’abbé de Joncels’, RHD, 38 (1960) 578–602.

A. Stickler, ‘Iter Helveticum’, Traditio, 14 (1958) 464.

A. Stickler, ‘Decretistica Germanica adaucta’, Traditio, 12 (1956) 600.