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[Libellus super electionibus faciendis et earum ordinandis] [manuscript].

Author/Creator:
Guillaume, de Mandagot, d. 1321.
Publication:
[France, between 1300 and 1325]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
24 leaves : parchment, col. ill. ; 406 x 265 (335 x 225) mm.
Status/Location:
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Subjects:
Canon law -- Early works to 1800.
Election law (Canon law) -- Early works to 1800.
Toulouse (France) -- Church history.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Commentaries.
Illuminations.
Manuscripts, Latin -- 14th century.
Manuscripts, Medieval.
Summary:
Two unbound quires from a work dealing with a section of canon law, with Mandagot's own gloss on his work and some details relating to the church at Toulouse, where the author was provost for a time.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from rubric (f. 1r).
Incipit: Venerabili viro discretione scientia et moribus...
Explicit: ...in eodem opere contulit sua ineffabili pietate sit benedictio et claritas sapientia et gratiarum actio honor virtus et fortitudo in secula seculorum, amen. Explicit libellus electionum editus a magistro Guillermo de Mandagote archidiacono Nemausis (f. 24r).
Collation: Parchment, 24; 2¹²; [1-24]; modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto.
Layout: Written in 2 columns of 35-44 lines with commentary framing the main text.
Script: Written in a Gothic book script.
Decoration: Historiated initial of the author Guillaume de Mandagot teaching, with drollery of rabbit playing bagpipes (f. 1r); rubricated in red and blue, with decorated initials with penwork ornamentation in red and blue, in both text and commentary.
Origin: Written in France, possibly Avignon, in the early 14th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
Same text as that of UPenn Ms. Codex 103.
Parchment is brittle, cracking along outer edges of some leaves.
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 115).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 729
OCLC:
155985539