(Gilbert[us] Porreta[nus]; Gilbert of Poitiers; ca. 1070s1154). B. Poitiers, Fr.; scholastic theol.; studied under Anselm* of Laon; bp. Poitiers 1142; differentiated bet. class essence (subsistentia) and substance (substantia); accused of tritheism* by Bernard* of Clairvaux. See also Chartres, School of.
MPL, 64, 12551300, 130110, 131334, 1353 to 1412; 188, 124770.
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