Sextus Liber Decretalium, etc.
- Sextus Liber Decretalium, etc.
- Boniface VIII, Pope, d. 1303
- Published / Created
- [ca. 1325]
- Publication Place
Manuscript on parchment of 1) Boniface VIII, Sextus liber decretalium. 2) Commentary of Joannes Andreae on art. 1. 3) Clemens V, Constitutiones, with preface of John XXII. 4) John XXII, "Quia nonnunquam".
Binding: Fifteenth century (?), Italy. Limp vellum case, restored.
ff. 22 loose.
Final leaf (now foliated 96) misbound between ff. 93-94.
Script: Folios 1-96 written in littera bononiensis; ff. 1-22 written in a less formal Gothic bookhand. Numerous annotations in the margins by contemporary and later hands.
Two miniatures, f. 1r, an enthroned pope holding an open book and symmetrically flanked by ecclesiastical and secular parties, and f. 96r, a Franciscan monk presenting a book to an enthroned pope with clerical and lay attendants. Full border for text on f. 1r, constructed of solid panels, gold and red with white filigree, filled with two karyatid figures, a cleric, and a man in a blue robe. Partial border in lower margin, 3 medallions in blue, pink and red, with a papal portrait in half length, an angel, and a third subject now effaced. The medallions are connected by lozenges, green, blue and red with scrolling vines in blue, red, and green with white filigree and gold dots. 32 marginal figures in various costumes, among them several clerics, knights and an angel, often in animated poses. Numerous illuminated initials, 6- to 3-line in pink, blue or grey on blue, red, pink and gold grounds with white filigree. Foliage serifs in pink, red, grey and blue with white highlights. 39 initials with bust-length figures. Remaining initials in pink and red with white filigree. Calligraphic initials, alternating in red and blue with blue and red penwork scrolls. Plain initials and paragraph marks alternate in red and blue.
- ff. i + 118 + i : parchment ; 450 x 275 (written space: 415 x 235 for ff. 1r-96v with gloss, ca. 260 x 175 for ff. 97r-114v) mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Marston MS 155
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
Boniface VIII, Pope, d. 1303
Boniface VIII, Pope, d. 1303|Clement V, Pope, ca. 1260-1314|Giovanni d’Andrea, ca. 1270-1348|John XXII, Pope, d. 1334
Clement V, Pope, ca. 1260-1314
Giovanni d’Andrea, ca. 1270-1348
- Subject (Topic)
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
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