Ristretto circa li delitti piu frequenti à giudicarsi nel S[ant'] Officio [manuscript].

Other Title:
Delitti à giudicarsi nel S[ant'] Offizio
[Italy, 16--]
97 leaves : paper ; 162 x 115 (117 x 76) mm. bound to 168 x 119 mm.
Catholic Church -- Discipline -- Early works to 1800.
Inquisition -- Early works to 1800.
Manuals (instructional materials)
Manuscripts, Italian -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Selections from a manual for inquisitors, followed by procedures (regole) for legal matters (cause) before the Inquisition.
1. p.1-27: De bestemmiatori.
2. p.28-61: De sortileghi.
3. p.62-91: De sollecitanti.
4. p.92-109: De celebranti non promossi.
5. p.110-129: De poligami.
6. p.130-178: Regole generali per le cause del Santo Offizio.
Ms. codex.
Title for manuscript from decorated title page for predominant work (p. iii).
Pagination: Paper ii (modern paper) + 97 + ii (modern paper); [iv], 1-67, 67-129, [ii], 130-178, [ix]; contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners, modern pagination in pencil, upper right rectos of some leaves.
Script: Written in a cursive script by a single hand.
Decoration: Three initials decorated in yellow, red, and blue, paint (p. 1, 92, and 110); title (p. iii), headings, and initials in red, yellow, and blue throughout.
Binding: Modern quarter morocco.
Origin: Written in Italy, ca. 1600 (Zacour-Hirsch); a reference to Cardinale Albici (Francesco Albizzi, elevated to Cardinal in 1654?) suggests a date in the second half of the 17th century.
See also UPenn Ms. Codex 573 and Ms. Codex 575 which have chapter headings similar to these.
Notes on p. ii are in the hand of Henry Charles Lea.
Penn Provenance:
Formerly owned by Giuseppe Renato Imperiali, after his elevation to Cardinal in 1690 (stamp, Ex bibl. Ios. Ren[ato] Card. Imperialis, p. iii).
Formerly owned by Henry Charles Lea (signature, p. i).
Passed to the University with the library of Henry Charles Lea, 1909.
Cited in:
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), p. 178 (Ms. Lea 149).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 585
Imperiali, Giuseppe Renato, 1651-1737, former owner.
Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909, former owner.
Regole generali per le cause del S[ant'] Officio.
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