Canon Law, Religion, and Politics: Liber Amicorum Robert by Uta-Renate Blumenthal, Anders Winroth, Peter Landau

By Uta-Renate Blumenthal, Anders Winroth, Peter Landau

Canon legislation, faith, and Politics extends and honors the paintings of the celebrated historian Robert Somerville, a preeminent specialist on medieval church councils, legislation, and papal heritage. Reflecting the focal point but in addition the diversity of Somerville's experiences in medieval canon legislation within the period prior to Gratian and later, the essays discover the transmission of canonical and theological texts―in specific concerning the Eucharist―as good because the importance of the texts and their advanced manuscript traditions.

Several essays learn texts of their useful context, highlighting the consequences of canon legislations on non secular associations akin to monasteries and the practices at legislations courts of medieval western Europe. 4 reports facing the ius commune―the conjunction of canon and Roman legislations in day-by-day perform, an issue of normal and perennial interest―show once more how our knowing of canonistic and civilian criminal advancements in medieval and overdue medieval spiritual and highbrow historical past is evolving with higher precision whilst assumptions and generalities are analyzed within the mild of manuscript assets. The pioneering effect of Somerville and his colleagues is obvious in all the essays. They increase present figuring out of where of legislations and theology in a very important interval of historical past, the 11th to the 13th centuries.

This paintings is written in honor of Robert Somerville, professor of heritage and Ada Byron Bampton Tremaine Professor of faith at Columbia college. His scholarly honors are legion, together with a fellowship within the Medieval Academy of the USA and the fee Internationale de Diplomatique. he's a corresponding member of the Monumenta Germaniae Historica in Munich in addition to the Bavarian Academy of Sciences. He has acquired various awards together with John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowships. he's the writer of diverse books and articles.

The members are Greta Austin, Alison seashore, Uta-Renate Blumenthal, Bruce C. Brasington, Martin Brett, James A. Brundage, Giles Constable, Kathleen C. Cushing, Charles Donahue Jr., Detlev Jasper, Anna Trumbore Jones, Peter Landau, Elizabeth Makowski, Kenneth Pennington, Edward Peters, Roger E. Reynolds, Frank Roumy, Herbert Schneider, and Charles R. Shrader.


Uta-Renate Blumenthal is professor emerita of heritage on the Catholic collage of the US. She is the recipient of significant fellowships and provides and has released seven books and various articles. Anders Winroth, writer or editor of numerous works, is professor of heritage at Yale college and a MacArthur Fellow. Peter Landau is professor emeritus of legislation on the Ludwig Maximilian collage in Munich, recipient of a number of honorary doctorates, writer of greater than 100 guides, and president of the Stephan Kuttner Institute of Medieval Canon Law.

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Lat. 82 (Ep. Iul. 89 (Ep. Iul. VII. 10 [41]). 34 Thus MS Vat. lat. 3830 in the pertinent sections from the first half of the eleventh century was omitted. Patetta and Mor linked Roman legal texts in the Vatican codex to MS Rome, Biblioteca Vallicelliana T. 35 Unfortunately the relevant section of the Vallicellianus only preserved rubrics, but the content has been reconstructed through the Collectio in IX libris in MS BAV Vat. lat. 36 Codex Vat. lat. 1349 in turn influenced the Collectio in V libris (MS Vat.

Conrat used manuscripts of the later recension for his remarks. Cf. Wolfgang P. Müller, ‘The Recovery of Justinian’s Digest in the Middle Ages’, BMCL 20 (1990) 3–29, and the hypotheses of Charles M. Radding and Antonio Ciarelli, The Corpus Iuris Civilis in the Middle Ages: Manuscripts and Transmission from the Sixth Century to the Juristic Revival (Leiden/Boston 2007) 18–25, regarding the work of Conrat. 4 The archetype of the earlier Caesaraugustana, however, was clearly in line with Ivo’s work on which it depended heavily,5 and reflects a practical and very positive attitude to the new Roman law, not to mention the ‘old’ Roman law that had been part of canonical collections at least since the eighth century.

This cursory overview, however, is not necessarily reliable, because Mor maintained also that the Brevis libellus de rebus ecclesiae was similar to MS. Vat. lat. 3830. According to Conrat (Geschichte 148), however, the novels used for the Brevis libellus were not included in the Epitome Iuliani. 36. Kaiser, Epitome 20; Fowler-Magerl, Clavis 79–82; Kéry, Can. Coll. 196–97. 37. Kaiser, Epitome 630–37; Fowler-Magerl, Clavis 82–85; Douglas Adamson and Roger E. 27 (fol. 3rb) Dig. 28 (fol. 3rb) Dig. 62 (fol.

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