- Pseudo-Isidore, Decretals
- Published / Created
- third quarter of the 9th century
- Publication Place
- Northern France
Manuscript on parchment (thick, poor quality) of excerpts from the writings of Church Fathers, canon law, and conciliar documents. There has been extensive scholarly debate about the manuscript's provenance and its relation to other copies of the Pseudo-Isidore Decretals. The manuscript seems to have been written, corrected, and rubricated by multiple scribes and to have been composed in units; the quality of the parchment often changes from scribe to scribe.
Written in Carolingian minuscule. It seems to have been written, corrected, and rubricated by multiple scribes and to have been composed in units; the quality of the parchment often changes from scribe to scribe.
- See Finding Aid for peculiar codicological features including: the role of multiple scribes and editors, the number and extent of the erasures, the deletion and insertion of leaves, the uneven disposition of the text on many folios, and the two distinct series of quire signatures.
- ff. iii + 253 + iii : parchment ; 402 x 300 (320 x 210) mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 442
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
Acacius, Patriarch of Constantinople, d. 489
Augustine, Saint, Archbishop of Canterbury, d. 604?
Brunehaut, Queen, consort of Sigebert, King of Austrasia, 534-613
Cyril, Saint, Patriarch of Alexandria, ca. 370-444
Felix III, Pope, d. 492
Giovanni, da Ravenna, 1343-1408
Gregory I, Pope, ca. 540-604
Gregory II, Pope, d. 731
Hormisdas, Pope, d. 523
Nestorius, Patriarch of Constantinople, fl. 428
Simplicius, of Cilicia
- Subject (Topic)
Fathers of the church
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
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Pseudo-Isidore, Decretals. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 442.
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