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Report No. r358

Johannes Heisterbacensis

?early 14th c.


Alternative Names

Johannes de Heisterbach



A Cistercian, Johannes wrote a confessional guide for the members of his order. A Johannes, abbot of Heisterbach from 1305–1316 (German Wikipedia) is perhaps to be identified with this Johannes.



No. 1

Auditorium monachale.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Auditorium monachale.


Erlangen, Universitätsbibl. 549


Erlangen, Universitätsbibl. 550


Namur, Société Archéologique 160


Trier, Stadtbibl. 202



P. Michaud-Quantin, Sommes de casuistique et manuals de confession au moyen âge (XII–XVI siècles) (Leuven 1962) 91–92.