A comment on a text, originally written in its margins by a 'glossator.' This system of comments, followed by more comments, was an important method of the philosophical system known as scholasticism.
Related term(s): Glossator; Scholasticism
Category: Universities and Education
Contributor(s): Natalie Kohout
Source information: Hollister, C. Warren and Judith M. Bennett. Medieval History: A Short History. 9th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2002.
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