late 13th century. France. Perhaps chaplain of the Dominican Bishop of Clermont, Guy de la Tour du Pin. Around 1270 he composed his
Flores Historiarum dedicated to Pope Gregory X, (eight manuscripts including Paris, BnF, lat. 4907A), and
Speculum gestorum mundi (five manuscripts), both abbreviations of Vincent of Beauvais'
Speculum Historiale, with a few additions from Gerald Frachet's universal chronicle.Rech, RégisBibliography Text P. Holder-Egger, MGH SS, XXVI. Literature A. Nadeau, "Deux abrégés du
Speculum Historiale par Adam de Clermont", in
Vincent de Beauvais: Inten…