Andrea, Giovanni D

Andrea, Giovanni d'

a famous Italian canonist of the 14th century, was born at Mugello, near Florence, and went to Bologna and studied. under Guy de Baif. In the year 1330 he was professor at Padua, but was soon recalled to Bologna, where be acquired the.highest reputation. He died of the plague at Bologna in the year 1348. Among his best works were his Gloss upon the Sixth Book of the Decretils (Rome, 1476, and five editions afterwards at Pavia, Basle, and Venice) and Glosses upon the Clementines (Strasburg, 1471). He enlarged the Speculum of Durant in 1347.

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