Albertus Magnus and the Sciences (Studies and Texts) by James A. Weisheipl

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66-74). Loe, p. 285, n. 59. LIFE AND WORKS OF ST. ALBERT 37 de austria. "80 Albert taught, wrote, and dictated almost uninterruptedly from September 1257 until June 1259, interrupted only by the various litigations which required his arbitration. In 1259, Humbert of Romans, master general of the order, summoned Albert and four other masters in theology to form a special commission for the General Chapter of Valenciennes in northern France, meeting early in June. The commission was to concern itself exclusively with the state of studies in the order.

Motusproces. l (ed. Colon. [1955] 12: 48. 66-74). Loe, p. 285, n. 59. LIFE AND WORKS OF ST. ALBERT 37 de austria. "80 Albert taught, wrote, and dictated almost uninterruptedly from September 1257 until June 1259, interrupted only by the various litigations which required his arbitration. In 1259, Humbert of Romans, master general of the order, summoned Albert and four other masters in theology to form a special commission for the General Chapter of Valenciennes in northern France, meeting early in June.

16. See Weisheipl, Friar Thomas, pp. 53-70. 22 J. A. WEISHEIPL seem that in the 1240s no fixed number of years was determined for the bachelor of the Sentences] the years seem to have ranged from one to three or four, and we do not know how many years Albert actually lectured on the Sentences before becoming a master. He had, however, to lecture orally on the Sentences for at least one year before incepting as a master. Prior to becoming a "bachelor of the Sentences,"" secular clerics had to lecture cursorily (cursorie) on the Bible as cursores biblici for at least two years, as Mandonnet rightly realized.

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