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Report No. r357

Johannes Grassus

fl. mid. 15th c.

 

Alternative Names

Crassis; Joannes de (LC); Joannes de Crassis; Giovanni Grassi; Johannes Grassis; Johannes de Grassis; Joannes Grassus; Joannes de Grassis; Jean Grassi

 

Biography/Description

Johannes taught law at Turin, where he held the chair of civil law. He signed a consilium in Bologna, Collegio di Spagna 198, fol. 272v while he was in Rome (’Dico et consulo ego Iohannes de Grassis de Tybure (Tivoli) legum doctor morans in Vrbe . . .’).

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Lectura in Decretum.

 
No. 2

Tractatus de rescriptis apostolicis.

 
No. 3

In Arborem iudiciorum. Opusculum domesticum.

 
No. 4

Forma procuratoria.

 

Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Lectura in Decretum.

 
Manuscript

Praha, Univ. Knihovna VIII.A.6, p.25

 
 

Saint-Diè-des-Vosges, BM 23

 
No. 3

In Arborem iudiciorum.

 
Manuscript

München, BSB Clm 5357, fol. 193 ff. (This is the source for the printed text of Strasbourg 1510.)

 

Text(s) – Early Printed Editions

No. 2

Tractatus de rescriptis apostolicis.

 
Early Printed Editions

Tractatus universi iuris. Venezia, 1584, 3.2, fol. 31 ff.

 
No. 3

In Arborem iudiciorum.

 
Early Printed Editions

Strasbourg, 1510.

 
No. 4

Forma procuratoria.

 
Early Printed Editions

s.l., s.a. (Hain 7873).

 

Literature

G. di Renzo Villata, ‘Grassi (Crassus, de Grassis), Giovanni’, in DBI (2002) 58 (online).

J. von Schulte, QL 2.302–03.