Peter Lombard

b. circa 1100 -- d. circa 1161 A. D.

MAGISTER SENTENTIARUM

MASTER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PARIS
ARCHBISHOP OF PARIS

This page contains links to Lombard on the Internet, and is updated regularly.



Biographies      Articles      Writings      Art


 

Biographies

Peter Lombard, c/o the Catholic Encyclopedia

Peter Lombard, c/o the online Encyclopedia Britannica

Peter Lombard, c/o the Ecole Initiative

Peter Lombard, c/o Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Peter Lombard, a biography in German

Peter Lombard, by Marcia L. Colish, a book review

 

Articles & Database Resources & Manuscripts

Commbase: research software for Commentators on Aristotle and Peter Lombard

Writings of Peter Lombard, table of contents and selected distinctions, c/o Biblioteca Augustana

Commentaries on the Four Books of Sentences, by St. Bonaventure of Bagnoregio: Latin & English

For John Duns Scotus’ Commentary: See the Complete Internet Guide to Scotus here

Other Latin Commentators on Lombard's Book of Sentences
[Unfortunately, those at Gallica (the website of the National Library of France) have been removed from the web:
the links remain, for the sake of researchers, so that they may know what that Library contains.]

St. Thomas Aquinas, OP

 

St. Thomas’ Scriptum Super Sententiam (Latin)

 

recognovit ac instruxit Enrique Alarcón automato electronico Pampilonae
ad Universitatis Studiorum Navarrensis aedes a MM A.D.

Excerpts from St. Thomas' Commentary on The First Book of Sentences of Peter Lombard, by Prof. Hugh McDonald of Niagra University

Marietti Edition: 1954 -- HTML scanned text c/o tacalumni.org

In I Sententiarum
In II Sententiarum
In III Sententiarum
In IV Sententiarum

Francis of Marchia, OFM c/o Prof. Christopher Schabel, Univ. of Cyprus

Reportatio in primum librum Sententiarum, Distinctio 39, 42-44, 45-48
In secundum librum Sententiarum, Quaestio 16, Articulus 5

John Major

In primum sententiarum [1530 Edition] c/o Gallica
In secundum librum sententiarum [1519 Edition] c/o Gallica
Quartus sententiarum [1509 Ponset Edition] c/o Gallica

John of Mirecourt

In Primum Librum Sententiarium c/o Univ. of Milan

Richard de Middleton

Super quatuor libros sententiarum Petri Lombardi quaestiones subtilissimae c/o Gallica
1591 Brussels edition
Super quarto sententiarumc/o Gallica
1499 Edition

Commentarius in quartum librum Sententiarum (N. B. -- PDF: 64 MB File)
Painettu Venetsiassa, Dionysius Bononiensiksen kirjapainossa 1489.

Friar Peter of Candia, OFM (a.k.a. Pope Alexander V)

 

with links to biography, image, Commentary on Peter of Lombard’s Book of Sentences (Latin)

Bl. Peter of Tarentaise (later Pope Innocent V)

In IV librum Sententiarum commentaria ex manuscriptis Bibliothecae Tolofanae conuentus S. Thomas Aquinatis c/o Gallica
1649-52 Toulouse Edition

Vol. 1.
Vol. 2.
Vol. 3.
Vol. 4.

Peter Aureoli

Commentaria in PDF c/o the Peter Aureoli Project

Petrus de Falude

Scriptum in librum quartum sententiarum c/o Gallica
1493 Venetian Edition

Hervé de Nédellec

. . .in quatuor libros sententiarum commentaria c/o Gallica
1647 Parisian Edition

John Capréole

Commentaria in quattuor libros sententiarum seu liber defensionum theologiae Thomae Aquinatis c/o Gallica
1483 Venetian Edition

John Bassol

Collatio venerabilis magistri Joannis de Bassoliis,... in quartum sententiarum c/o Gallica
1480?
Edition

Gilles of Rome

Super libros sententiarum c/o Gallica
1482 Venetian Edition

A Most Mysterious 'Angelic' Manuscript, Fragments of a Medieval Manuscript of the Four Books of Sentences, in the library of Newcastle University, Australia, illustrated

Images of a Medieval Page from the Four Books of Sentences, at Columbia University, USA

Quatuor Libri Sententiarum, Book II. England; late 13th century. Single MS single leaf; vellum; 327 x 222  mm

Sententiarum libri quattuor / cum commentario et quaestionibus B.Bonaventurae, additis articulis Parisiensibus necnon tabula Johannis Beckenhaub. -- Ed. facsímil. — Ed. original: Friburgi, Kilianus Fischer, [n.a. 2 mayo, 1493].

 

Images of the pages of Vol. 2 of St. Bonaventure’s Commentary, w. text of Peter Lombard, c/o University of Seville, Spain.

Commbase: Dr. Livesey's "Electronic Database of Medieval Commentators on Aristotle and Peter Lombard's Sentences" for Windows.

 

Writings

Below you will find links to Latin & English editions of Master Peter's Writings

SENTENTIARUM QUATUOR LIBRI

This is the great “Summa” of Medieval Theology, which was commented on by such eminent theologians as Sts. Thomas Aquinas, Bonaventure, Albert the Great, and by the Blesseds John Duns Scotus, Peter of Tarentaise, and Dionysius the Carthusian.

 

The Franciscan Archive is currently sponsoring a project for the publication of an English Translation of this great work of Master Peter Lombard. See The Commentary Project for more information. The parts currently published are as follows:

 

BOOK I
DE  DEI  UNITATE  ET  TRINITATE                                    

In the above link you will find the First Complete, published English translation of the First Book of Sentences (© 2006), which is now available on CD-Rom, from The Franciscan Archive.  You can read more about this translation at The Commentary Project.

 

BOOK II
DE  RERUM  CREATIONE  ET  FORMATIONE  CORPORALIUM ET  SPIRITUALIUM
ET  ALIIS  PLURIBUS  EO  PERTINENTIUBUS

This Book is currently being translated.  In the link above you will find the currently published parts.

For the Publication Schedule for the Rest of Book II, of Master Peter’s Book of Sentences, see The Commentary Project

 

BOOK III
DE  INCARNATIONE  VERBI  ET  HUMANI  GENERIS  REPARATIONE

 

BOOK IV
DE  DOCTRINA  SIGNORUM

DISTINCTION I
PART I, Chapter 1: On the Sacraments.
Chapter 2: What is a Sacrament.
Chapter 3: What is a sign.
Chapter 4: How sign and Sacrament differ.
Chapter 5: Why the Sacraments have been instituted.
Chapter 6: On the difference of the Old and New Sacraments.
PART II, Chapter 7: On circumcision.
Chapter 8: The remedy which they had, who were before circumcision.
Chapter 9: On the institution of circumcision and its cause.
Chapter 10: On the little ones departed before the eighth day, on which circumcision was done.

 

Art

If you know of any artwork featuring Master Peter Lombard, please submit the link so it can be featured under this section.

 


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