Collectio diversorum decretorum sancti officii urbis a sacra congregatione eminentissimorum diversis temporibus editorum, qual novissime ordine alphabetico digesta sunt [manuscript].

Catholic Church.
460 leaves : paper ; 266 x 200 mm. bound to 275 x 205 mm.
Canon law -- Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Latin -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Latin, with a few passages in Italian.
An alphabetical digest of summaries of canon law decisions citing dates and sources, grouped by topics, including indulgences, inquisitions, Jews, heresies, relics, revelations, etc., with table of contents at the end.
Ms. codex.
Title from caption title (f. 1r).
Compare with UPenn Ms. Codex 583.
Foliation: Paper, i + 460 + i; [i], 1-51, [ii], 52-298, [ii], 299-389, 40, 401-433, 444-462, [463-466]; contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto. Catchwords, lower right verso indicate no loss of text with misnumbering.
Script: Written in a cursive script by at least three different hands.
Binding: Contemporary gilt parchment, cover separated from spine. Moderate to severe oxidation of ink in places, with perforations on a few folios, fragile.
Origin: Written in Italy in the 17th century. Dates cited in text range from 1497-1669.
Penn Provenance:
Formerly owned by Sir Thomas Phillipps (ms. 5321).
Purchased, 1963.
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), pp. 224-225 (Ms. Lea 390 Latin).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 672.
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