Flamma, Galvaneus
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[Galvano Fiamma]

1283-c.1344. Italy. Galvaneus Flamma was probably born in Milan in 1283. In 1298, he became a novice in the Dominican priory of Saint Eustorgio, where he studied and eventually became a lector sacrae theologiae. After teaching for a few years in Pavia, he returned to Milan where he taught moral philosophy. There is no information about him between 1323 and 1330. In 1330, he served as a witness in a trial of the Inquisition. In 1333 he was, once again, back in Milan at Saint Eustorgio and he started to write his c…

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Paolini, Devid, “Flamma, Galvaneus”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 20 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_01008>
First published online: 2016



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