The Making of Gratian’s Decretum by Anders Winroth

By Anders Winroth

This booklet bargains new views at the criminal and highbrow advancements of the 12th century. Gratian's number of church legislations, the Decretum, used to be a key textual content in those advancements and remained a basic paintings all through and past the center a long time. earlier, the various mysteries surrounding the construction of the Decretum have remained unsolved. Professor Winroth has now chanced on the unique model of the Decretum in a model approximately part so long as the ultimate textual content, and that invitations a reconsideration of the resurgence of legislations within the 12th century.

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This edition is a reprint ultimately based on the edition of  by Melchior Vosmedian, who often changed the text so that it would correspond to a printed copy of Gratian’s Decretum. 45 (iv) Gregory of St. Grisogono’s Polycarpus, which was completed after . This collection has never been printed, although preparations for an edition have been made at the Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Munich, by Carl Erdmann, Uwe Horst, and Horst Fuhrmann. m). I also used the twelfth-century manuscript BN, lat.

Tables of Greek letters with their numerical values (these values are discussed in D. ). fo. r–v: D. 69 Barcelona, Arxiu de la Corona d’Aragó, Santa Maria de Ripoll  (Bc) This manuscript, which breaks off after C. , belonged to the library of the monastery of Ripoll until this library was incorporated with the Archives of the Aragonese Crown in . It was written in the twelfth century in Italy. The text is preceded by the anonymous introduction “In prima parte agitur,” listing all thirty-six causae.

Linda Fowler-Magerl, Kanones: A Selection of Canon Law Collections Compiled Outside Italy between  and  (Piesenkofen ) was available to me only at a late stage of my work. Kuttner, “De Gratiani opere,” –, Erickson, “Three Books,” –, Landau, “Neue Forschungen,” –, Landau, “Quellen und Bedeutung,” –, and Lenherr, Exkommunikationsgewalt, .  Gratian and the “Decretum” Table  Formal sources of C. , q. a — — — (iii) The length of the excerpt, the arrangement of textual fragments and/or textual variants are common only to Gratian and an earlier collection.

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