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Report No. r421

Martinus Petri

fl. early 14th c.

 

Alternative Names

Pérez; Martín 14th cent. (LC); Martín Pérez; Martinus Peres

 

Biography/Description

Martinus wrote a confessional treatise in Catalan, completed sometime between 1305 and 1317. It became very popular and circulated also in a Portugese version.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Libro de las Confesiones, 1305–17.

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Libro de las Confesiones, 1305–17.

 
Manuscript

First Part

 
 

León, Col. S. Isidoro 23, fol. 14r–129v

 
 

Madrid, BN 9264, fol. 1r–138v (Fragmentary)

 
 

Second Part

 
 

León, Col. S. Isidoro 21, fol.2r–219v

 
 

Third Part

 
 

Sevilla, Bibl. Cap. 7–7–2, fol. 77r–240v

 
 

Sevilla, Bibl. Cap. 7–4–3, fol. 2r–137v

 
 

Portugese Version

 
 

Lisboa, BN ccli/377, fol. 1r–92v

 
 

Lisboa, BN cclii/378, fol. 1r–104v

 
 

Lisboa, BN cclxxiva/213, fol.126v–141r (Fragment. Edition in Martins, 1957)

 

Text(s) – Modern Editions

No. 1

Libro de las Confesiones.

 
Modern Editions

O Penitencial de Martím Perez em Medievo Português, ed. M. Martins (Lisboa 1957) (Extract only, also published in Lusitania sacra, 2 (1957)..)

 
 

Libro de las confesiones: una radiografía de la sociedad medieval española, ed. A. García y García (Biblioteca de Autores Cristianos, Maior 69; Madrid 2002).

 

Literature

A. García y García, ‘La canonística ibérica medieval posterior al Decreto de Graciano’, Repertorio de historia de las ciencias eclesiasticas de España (Salamanca 1976) 5.382.

A. García y García, ‘La canonística española posclasica’, SG, 19 (1976) 240–41.

A. García y García, Estudios sobre la canonistica portuguesa medieval (Madrid 1976) 127–33, 201–17.

A. García y García and J. Múgica, ‘O “Ibro de las Confesiones” de Martín Pérez’, Itinerarium, 20 (1974) 137–51.