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Geoffrey of Trani [1] (? in Trano, Apulia 1245) was an Italian jurist, known as a canon lawyer. He was a student at Bologna of Azo before becoming a professor at Naples, then at Bologna. [2] He was made a cardinal deacon by Pope Innocent IV. His Summa super titulis decretalium [3] and other writings on decretals became a basic resource for canon law. [4]

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Notes

  1. Goffredo da Trani, Goffredo di Trani, Gottofredo da Trani, Goffredus de Trani, Goffredus Tranensis
  2. .
  3. Online manuscript
  4. Reprint of a 1519 Lyon edition by Aalen 1968, 1992.


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