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Report No. a377

Petrus Ilerdensis

1st half of 13th c.


Alternative Names

Pedro de Lerida; Peter of Lérida



The otherwise unknown author of a canonistic reference-work called Breviarium ad omnes materias in iure canonico inveniendas. It appears in many manuscripts and two recensions, the first of which was composed before 1234.



No. 1

Breviarium. Incipit: Verborum superfluitate penitus resecta (Prologue); or Quot modis ius naturale (Text).


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1



First Recension


Troyes, BM 936, fol. 114vb


Worcester, Cath. Libr. F.159, fol. 182ra–85ra


Second Recension


Città del Vaticano, BAV Barb. lat. 1493, fol. 96 (without prologue)


Text(s) – Early Printed Editions

No. 1


Early Printed Editions

Paris, 1516. As is the case with a number of early modern printings, the Breviarium is printed in this edition following the commentary of Bernardus Compostellanus iunior on the Liber Extra.



A. García y García, ‘Canonistica Hispanica IV’, BMCL, 1 (1971) 72.

S. Kuttner, ‘Emendationes et notae variae’, Traditio, 22 (1966) 479.

S. Kuttner, ‘Analecta iuridica Vaticana’, in Collectanea Vaticana in honorem Anselmi M. Card. Albareda (Studi e Testi 212; Città del Vaticano 1962) 421–22.

S. Kuttner, Repertorium 318 n.1.