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Glos(s)a Ordinaria


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The standard medieval commentary on the Bible, known also as the Glos(s)a Communis or simply the Glos(s)a. It was drawn up chiefly from extracts from the Fathers, and was arranged in the form of marginal and linear glosses. Its composition was begun in the school of Anselm of Laon, who was responsible for the Gloss on the Pss., Pauline Epp., and Jn., his brother Ralph for that on Mt. The whole Bible was covered by about the mid-12th century.

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