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Report No. r172

Durandus Campanus

fl. c. 1340

 

Alternative Names

Durand de Champagne; Durandus de Campania; Durandellus de Campania

 

Biography/Description

A Franciscan and confessor of the queen of France, Durandus composed a confessional manual (c. 1340) which borrowed much from the works of two of his predecessors, Johannes of Erfurt and Johannes of Freiburg.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Summa collectionum. Also known as the Directorium.

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Summa collectionum.

 
Manuscript

Paris, BN lat. 3264

 
 

Paris, BN lat. 16891

 
 

Pavia, Bibl. Univ. 336

 

Literature

U. Neumann, ‘“Sacerdos sine scientia est sicut ductor cecus...”: Postulate zur charakterlichen und wissenschaftlichen Bildung des Beichtigers in der Summa collectionum pro confessionibus audiendis des Durand von Champagne O.F.M. – Einführung und Text’, Universität und Bildung. Festschrift Laetitia Boehm zum 60. Geburtstag, W. Müller, W. Smolka, and H. Zedelmaier, ed. (München 1991) 33–44.

P. Michaud-Quantin, Sommes casuistique et manuels de confession au moyen âge (XII–XVI siècles) (Leuven 1962) 55.

J. Sbaralea, Supplementum ad scriptores trium ordinum S. Francisci (Roma 1908) 1.239.

J. Dietterle, ‘Die “Summae confessorum (sive de casibus conscientiae)” von ihren Anfängen an bis Silvester Prierias’, ZKG, 27 (1906) 70–78.

J. von Schulte, QL 2.43.