[Commentary on the Clementines] [manuscript].
- [France or Spain, between 1340 and 1360]
52 leaves : parchment; 415 x 266 (331 x 210) mm.
- Catholic Church. Constitutiones Clementis V.
Canon law -- Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Latin -- 14th century.
- Commentary on part of the Corpus Juris Canonici.
- Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger (Zacour-Hirsch); author attribution in upper margin of first leaf (f. 1r).
Incipit: Magnifice bonitatis mireque pietatis vira domino Johannii (f. 1r).
Foliation: Parchment, 52; [1-52]; modern foliation in pencil, lower left recto.
Layout: Written in 2 columns of 80 lines; frame-ruled in lead.
Script: Written in a Gothic book script by a single hand, with many marginal notes in different hands.
Decoration: 10-line red and blue puzzle initial with red and purple ornamentation (f. 1r); 2-line alternating red and blue initials with red or purple contrasting ornamentation; numerous manicules in different styles throughout.
Not bound, in 5 quires.
Origin: Written in southern France or Spain, possibly Aragon, in the mid-14th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
- Penn Provenance:
- Purchased, 1959.
- 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. 25 (Ms. Latin 111).
- Cited as:
- UPenn Ms. Codex 728
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