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Report No. r381

Johannes de Zinna

fl. mid. 14th c.


Alternative Names

Johannes de Stynna; Johann von Zinna



Johannes was a student of Johannes de Borbonio at Paris. In 1327, Johannes entered the monastery of Colbaz in Pommerania where he remained until 1340. It was at Colbaz that he wrote a Speculum abbreuiatum, a handbook of canon law for beginners and students.



No. 1

Speculum abbreuiatum.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Speculum abbreuiatum.


Bonn, Universitäts- u. Landesbibl. 266


Text(s) – Early Printed Editions

No. 1

Speculum abbreuiatum.

Early Printed Editions

s.l., 1511.



J. von Schulte, QL 2.254–55.