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Hostiensis

(c. 1200—1271)


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(c.1200–71),

canonist. Henry de Bartholomaeis or Henry de Susa was commonly known as Hostiensis because he was Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia from 1262. His main works are his Summa, which provides a synopsis of canon and Roman law designed for practical use, and the vast Apparatus or Lectura on the decretals of Gregory IX.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Christianity.


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