|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionBibliothèque de Genève
ShelfmarkMs. lat. 60
Manuscript TitleDecretum Gratiani with glosses by Bartholomaeus Brixiensis
CaptionParchment · II + 342 + II ff. · 47.5 x 30 cm · Bologna, Master of 1346 and l'Illustratore · around 1346
Manuscript SummaryThis manuscript contains the Decretum Gratiani with the Glossa ordinaria by Bartholomäus Brixiensis. It is a distinctive testimony to the masterly page layout of legal texts, where the main text is usually framed on all sides by its commentary. This copy is signed by the scribe, brother Adigherio (fol. 341v). The manuscript also is sumptuously decorated with large miniatures that introduce the main parts of the text as well as the various legal cases; in addition, there are numerous historiated initials, often very humorous (e.g. f. 2r, 127v), and figure initials. Two book illustrators from Bologna, the Master of 1346 and l'Illustratore, are the creators of this decoration that was carried out in the 1340s. In 1756, the Decretum Gratiani became part of the Bibliothèque de Genève with the bequest of Ami Lullin, who had purchased this copy from the collection of Paul and Alexander Petau.
Standard descriptionDescription rédigée et complétée par Brigitte Roux, e-codices, 2018, sur la base de Isabelle Jeger, Catalogue des manuscrits latins 1-346, Genève, 2016, p. 293-294.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-bge-lat0060 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-bge-lat0060)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttps://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/bge-lat0060/manifest.json
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How to quoteGenève, Bibliothèque de Genève, Ms. lat. 60: Decretum Gratiani with glosses by Bartholomaeus Brixiensis (https://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bge/lat0060).
DecorationFigurative, Fully Painted, Gold / Silver, Initial, Ornamental, Penwork, Text Block
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