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Peter Aureol
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(Petrus Aureoli; c. 1280, Gourdon – Jan 10, 1322, Avignon). After becoming a Franciscan around 1300, Peter studied in Paris, possibly with J. Duns Scotus; in 1312 he was teaching in Paris, in 1314 in Toulouse, and from 1316 to 1318 in Paris. In 1318 he received his master’s degree in theology in Paris. In 1320 he became the Franciscan provincial in Aquitaine, and in 1321 archbishop of Aix. In 1311 his Tractatus de paupertate he dealt with the issue of Franciscan poverty (IV, 2). In 1312 he wrote a metaphysical Tractatus de principiis. In 1314 he defended the Immaculate Co…

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Rieger, Reinhold, “Peter Aureol”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 05 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_024475>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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