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Bangor University
Peter Comestor's Historia Scholastica

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS PCOM

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Peter Comestor's Historia Scholastica

Short Title: Peter Comestor's Historia Scholastica

Creation date(s): 1469

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Peter Comestor

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Peter Comestor was the Dean of the Chapter of the Church of Notre-dame at Troyes, France. He later became one of the Chapter of Notre-Dame, Paris, a Chancellor of the University and then Canon of St. Victor, where he died circa 1198. Historia Scholastica is regarded as his most famous work.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Copy of Historia Scholastica by Peter Comestor, completed in 1469. Comprises abstracts of the Old and New Testaments with glosses from the writings of the fathers and of profane authors.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 15233

Language codes: lat

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, November 2003.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


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Personal names
Petrus , 12th cent. , Comestor

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