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Bod-Inc: J-275


Novellae constitutiones, et al. (all with Glossa ordinaria).


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Novellae constitutiones. CIC III 1-756: i–x; xii; xiv–xx; xxii–xxiii; cv; xxxiii–xxxiv; xxxix; xliv; xlvi; xlviii; xlvii; li–lvii; xlix; lviii; lx–lxi; lxvi–lxvii; lxxi; lxx; lxix; lxxiv; lxxii–lxxiii; lxxvi–lxxxv; lxxxviii–xc; xcii; xciv; xci; xcv–xcvii; xcix–c; xcviii; xciii; cvii–cix; cxi–cxii; cxvi; cxiv; cxiii; cxv; cxvii–cxx; cxxv; cxxiv; cxxxi; cxxvii; clix; cxxxiv; lxxxvi; cvi; cxxxii; cxliii; xi; xiii; xxi; lxiii; cxxviii; cxxiii. Tituli xi, xiii, and xxi occur in this edition only. See also Friedrich August Biener, Geschichte der Novellen Justinians (Berlin, 1824), 323 no. 3 and Authenticum: Novellarum constitutionum Iustiniani versio vulgata, ed. Gustav Ernst Heimbach, 2 vols (Leipzig, 1851), vol. 1, ‘Prolegomena, Caput V, fata Authentici post Accursium', dlxxxix–dlxxxxvii.

[a1r] Accursius: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘  “[I]n nomine Domini”  . Justinianus opus suum laudabile Deo attribuit . . .’

[v1r] Libri feudorum. ‘Incipiunt consuetudines feudorum. Et primo de hijs qui feudum dare possunt. Et qualiter acquiratur et retineatur.’ Corpus juris, ed. E. Osenbrüggen (Leipzig, 1865), III 843-62; see E. A. Laspeyres, Über die Entstehung und älteste Bearbeitung der Libri feudorum (Berlin, 1830), 122-30.

[v1r] Accursius [pseudo-; Columbi, Jacobus]: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘  “Incipiunt”  . Quidam habent aliter rubricam, scilicet: Quibus modis . . .’ The Glossa ordinaria of Jacobus Columbi is confirmed by, and here attributed to, Accursius; see Ugo Gualazzini, I ‘Libri feudorum' e il contributo di Accursio alla loro sistemazione e alla loro ‘glossa’, in Atti del convegno internazionale di studi accursiani, ed. G . Rossi, 3 vols (Milan, 1968), 577-96; E. A. Laspeyres, Über die Entstehung und älteste Bearbeitung der Libri feudorum (Berlin, 1830), 359-400.

[y1r] Consuetudines regni. Corpus juris, ed. E. Osenbrüggen (Leipzig, 1865), III 862-85 § 11.

[y1r] Glossa. Incipit: ‘  “[D]omino guerram. Imo solutus”  . Numquid vasallus interim poterit vendere . . .’

[A1r] Codex (books x–xii). CIC II 395-487.

[A1r] Accursius: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘  “De iure fisci”  . Occasione criminum de quibus libro superiori dixit . . .’


Imprint: Mainz: Peter Schoeffer, 21 Aug. 1477. Folio.


Collation: Novellae: [a10 b8 c–f10 g h6 i10 k8 l10 m–p10.8 q6 r s10 t8+1]; Libri feudorum: [v–y10 z6]; Codex (books x–xii): [A8 B10 C–E8 F10 G8 H4 I K10 L12].

Remarks: Collation as GW, not as BMC. The number of leaves in the gatherings are the same as GW, but the letters have been differently allocated.


ISTC: ij00589000

GW: GW 7751;

Hain: H *9623;

Goff: Goff J‑589;

BMC: BMC I 33;

Proctor: Pr 113;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑544; Sheppard 75. Microfiche: Unit 1: Mainz to 1480.

LCN: 14547841


Copy number: J-275(1)

Leaf [v1r], l. 8 (text): ‘videamus | primo qui | feuduƺ dare pn̄t. Feudum |'.

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards. Clasps, catches, corner-pieces, and centre-piece lost. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of lower cover. Early manuscript title: ‘Autentica' and ‘4' on two paper labels at the head of upper cover. ‘Autentica' also added to the front pastedown and on [a1r] in a humanist hand. On the upper cover, triple fillets form a triple frame. Within the outer frame, lozenge-shaped fleur-de-lis and small floral stamps. Within the following frame, foliate staff stamps. The inner rectangle contains merrythoughts each made up from three crude headed-outline tools, each containing a foliate stamp. On the lower cover, triple fillets form a quintuple frame. Within the outer frame, the fleur-de-lis and floral stamps; within the following frame, the foliate staff stamps; within the following one rosette stamps; within the following one fleur-de-lis stamps. In the inner rectangle simple bracket-shaped tools make up lozenge-shaped compartments, each containing a lozenge-shaped stamp of a heart pierced by an arrow with a ribbon.

Size: 420 × 289 × 80 mm.

Size of leaf: 400 × 275 mm.

On [a1r] a six-line initial is supplied in interlocked red and blue; other initials, paragraph marks, and capital strokes supplied in red. The rubricator has also added small letters above words in the main text corresponding to the letters appearing in the gloss.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; Munich shelfmark, ‘Inc. typ. No. 791', ‘791' on a small rectangular paper label at the head of the spine, and ‘Duplum' on the front endleaf. Purchased from Munich via Thomas Rodd for Fl. 20, i.e. £2. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 20.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q inf. 2.12.

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