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Report No. r429

Magister Maximus

fl. late 14th c.

 

Alternative Names

 

Biography/Description

Magister Maximus was a Dominican known only through his commentary on Clement V’s decretal, Dudum a Bonifacio [Clem. 3.72], which he wrote c. 1378 in Freiburg im Breisgau. The name may be a pseudonym. The commentary was probably meant for use in Dominican studia.

Information provided by Eric. H. Reiter, Concordia University, Montreal

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Questio super Clementinam, c. Dudum a Bonifacio, c 1378. (Clem. 2.1.1).

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Questio super Clementinam, c. Dudum a Bonifacio, c 1378.

 
Manuscript

München, BSB Clm 14698, fol. 150ra–162vb

 

Text(s) – Modern Editions

No. 1

Questio super Clementinam, c. Dudum a Bonifacio.

 
Modern Editions

Ed. E. Reiter in ‘A Late Fourteenth–Century Dominican Defense of Mendicant Confessional Authority: The Super Clementinam of Magister Maximus,’, Archivum Fratrum Praedicatorum, 67 (1997) 61–112 (to appear).

 

Literature

E. Reiter, ‘A Late Fourteenth–Century Dominican Defense of Mendicant Confessional Authority: The Super Clementinam of Magister Maximus’, Archivum Fratrum Praedicatorum, 67 (1997) 61–112.

T. Kaeppeli, Scriptores ordinis praedicatorum medii aevi (Roma 1980) 3.132–33.