Peter Lombard Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)


Brady, I. “Peter Lombard: Canon of Notre-Dame.” Recherches de Théologie ancienne et médiévale 32 (July-December 1965): 277-95.

Attempts to prove that Lombard was a canon of Notre Dame of Paris.

———. “Peter Manducator and the Oral Teachings of Peter Lombard.” Antonianum 41, no. 4 (October 1966): 454-90.

Contends that Peter Manducator was the chief witness to Lombard's oral discussions.

Colish, Marcia L. Peter Lombard. 2 vols., 893 p. Leiden, The Netherlands: E. J. Brill, 1994.

Definitive work on Lombard's life, methodology, and theology.

Lacombe, George. “The Lombard's Commentary on Isaias and Other Fragments.” The New Scholasticism 5, no. 2 (April 1931): 123-62.

Examines the prologue to Isaias, which is attributed to Lombard.

Livesey, Steven J. “De viris illustribus et mediocribus: A Biographical Database of Franciscan Commentators on Aristotle and Peter Lombard's Sentences.Franciscan Studies 56 (1998): 203-24.

Describes a database of commentaries on Sentences and explains how scholars may benefit from it.

Murphy, Lawrence. “The Prologue of Martin Luther to the Sentences of Peter Lombard (1509): The Clash of Philosophy and Theology.” Archive for Reformation History (Archiv für Reformationsgeschichte) 67 (1976): 54-75.

Provides an analysis of Martin Luther's prologue to the Sentences, wherein Luther discusses the opposition between theology and philosophy.

Synan, Edward A. “Nineteen Less Probable Opinions of Peter Lombard.” Mediaeval Studies 27 (1965): 340-44.

Itemizes nineteen opinions of Lombard that were generally not defended by the masters of Paris.