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Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199653782

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.001.0001

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Petrus Helias, Summa super Priscianum, CA. 1140–1150

Petrus Helias, Summa super Priscianum, CA. 1140–1150

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(p.444) Petrus Helias, Summa super Priscianum, CA. 1140–1150
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Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric
Author(s):
Rita Copeland, Ineke Sluiter
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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0025

This chapter discusses Summa super Priscianum, a textbook on grammar written by teacher and scholar Petrus Helias around 1140–1150. Based on Priscian's Institutiones grammaticae, Summa super Priscianum is the earliest example of the summa as a pedagogical genre and reflects Petrus Helias's view that grammar is independent from the concerns of logic. Petrus Helias also explores the words (verba) in relation to reality (res), along with the notions of ‘congruence’ and ‘complexive noun’, the parts of speech, and syntax.

Keywords:   grammar, Summa super Priscianum, Petrus Helias, Priscian, Institutiones grammaticae, summa, logic, congruence, complexive noun, syntax

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