Petrus Comestor

(d. 1179)

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(d. 1179),

from Troyes in Champagne, was the author of a Historia Scholastica, a collection of scriptural narratives with commentary. He was one of the first of the many commentators of the Sententiae of Peter Lombard. His work was familiar to Chaucer and Dante.

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