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Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 019: Ivo of Chartres, Decretum (in 17 parts)

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Title:
Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 019: Ivo of Chartres, Decretum (in 17 parts)
Alternate Title:
Ivonis Carnotensis Decretum
Language:
Latin
Extent:
ff. 334 + 1
Approximate Date:
[ca. 1100 - 1199]
Collection:
Parker Manuscripts
Description:
CCCC MS 19 contains a copy of Ivo of Chartres' (c. 1040-1115) Decretum (in 17 parts), an influential canon law collection. The version of the text in this manuscript was copied at Christ Church, Canterbury in around 1130 by a scribe whose hand has also been identified in Cambridge, Trinity College, MS B. 3. 4 (83), Cambridge, UL MS Ff. 3. 29, and Oxford, Bodleian MSS Lat. misc. d. 13 and Lat misc. d. 30. It has recently been suggested that the absence of any later canonical material in this codex may indicate that it was a library copy of the Decretum rather than a working volume. It is also one of only two manuscripts (the other being Durham Cathedral Library MS B.IV.18) to preserve the 'Canterbury version' of the canons of the First Lateran Council of 1123.