Papiensis. Bernardus Papiensis, a famous and prolific Italian canonist of the thirteenth century, who died 18 September, 1213. He was born at Pavia, studied law and theology at Bologna, was provost of the Cathedral of Pavia until 1191, Bishop of Faenza until 1198, and then Bishop of Pavia until his death. The most celebrated of his many works is the Breuiarium extrauagantium (later called Compilatio prima antiqua), a collection of canonical texts comprising ancient canons not inserted in the Decretum of Gratian, as also various later documents. The work was compiled between 1187 and 1191, and was edited by Friedberg, Quinque compilationes antiquae, Leipzig, 1882.