Trattato delle commende [manuscript].
- [Italy, ca. 1697]
399 leaves : paper ; 323 x 214 (255 x 130) mm. bound to 323 x 211 mm.
- Catholic Church -- Benefices.
Canon law -- Early works to 1800.
Benefices, Ecclesiastical (Canon law).
Manuscripts, Italian -- 17th century.
- Apparently part of a larger collection on canon law, this volume is comprised of 72 chapters dealing with ecclesiastical benefices, with a table of contents at the beginning (f. ii recto-v verso).
- Ms. codex.
Title from title page (f. i recto).
Incipit: Trattarò in questo decimo quarto titulo primo della prima origine delle com[m]ende (f. 1r).
Foliation: Paper, 399; [vi], 1-390, [391-393]; contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto.
Layout: Written in 29 long lines.
Script: Written in a cursive script by what appears to be a single hand.
Binding: Contemporary parchment. Moderate oxidation of ink on a few pages. Cover completely detached from text block, vellum of outside back cover and spine torn.
Origin: Written in one hand in Italy, ca. 1697. Dates cited include many from the 16th and 17th centuries, and some earlier, most recent date ca. 1697.
- Penn Provenance:
- Purchased, 1948.
- 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. 224 (Ms. Lea 389 Italian).
- Cited as:
- UPenn Ms. Codex 666.
- Access Restriction:
- Access to this item is subject to staff review.
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