Matthew Bossulus: Institutiones Dialecticae

Scope and Content

An unpublished volume on dialectics, containing two treatises, 'Matt[haei] Bossuli historici Regii Institu[ti]ones Dialecticae, quibus omnis disserendi doctrina pluribus libris ab Ar[istote]le descripta complectitur. In prima Birodiana ab eodem dictata. Anno 1584' and 'Scholia in Matt[haei] Bossuli Institutiones Dialecticas ab eodem dictata'.

Administrative / Biographical History

Matthew Bossulus (fl. late 16th century), theologian, was born in Italy. He was Professor at the Academy of Valencia, Spain; tutor to Don Carlos, son of Philip II; Rector of the Collge Boncourt, Paris; and an important late 16th century French orator.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1993.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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Custodial History

Bossulus and his volume, then belonging to M. Villenave, are mentioned in Nouvelle Biographie Gnrale, 1852-66, VI, pp.829-830.