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Report No. r310

Jacobus de Caviceo



Alternative Names

Caviceo; Jacopo (LC); Jacomo Cavicaeo; Giacomo Caviceo; Giacopo Caviceo; Iacopo Caviceo; Jacobus Caviceus; Jacobus Cavitius



More commonly know as an author of romance (Il peregrino, Le peregin), Jacobus was, according to P. Michaud–Quantin, also the author of a manual on confession, which was first publlished, during his lifetime and under his name, at Parma in 1509.



No. 1

Manuale confessorum, 1509.


Text(s) – Early Printed Editions

No. 1

Manuale confessorum, 1509.

Early Printed Editions

Parma, 1509.


Venezia, 1529.


Venezia, 1586.



S. Roush, ‘Dante Ravennate and Boccaccio Ferrarese? Post–Mortem Residency and the Attack on Florentine Literary Hegemony, 1480-1520’, Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 35 (2004) 543–562.

A. Ciavarella, ‘Jacopo Caviceo, biografo di Pier Maria Rossi’, Archivio storico per le province parmensi, 26 (1975) 187–216.

P. Michaud-Quantin, Sommes de casuistique et manuels de confession au moyen âge (Leuven 1962) 77.