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Ecclesiastical objects
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SOCIAL LIFE
Justice and punishment
Law BooksDecretum Gratiani CyclesCambridge, Sidney Sussex College, MS 101 (Bologna, late 12th century)
Law BooksDecretum Gratiani Pars I, Dist. LXIC. VII-VIII: Clerics have to begin in lower officers before promoted to senior ranks
Further details
detail; This may illustrate very literally a passage of C. VIII speaking of the arrogant men who want to start from the top of the church
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bolognese
DATE
late 12th century
LOCATION
Cambridge, Sidney Sussex College → 101, fol. 43r
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Cambridge Collections - Photo: Warburg Institute
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Susan L'Engle and Robert Gibbs, Illuminating the Law. Legal Manuscripts in Cambridge Collections, London, Turnhout 2001, pp. 105-110, no. 1; Illuminated Manuscripts in Cambridge. A Catalogue of Western Book Illumination in the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Cambridge Colleges, vol. 2, 1, London, Turnhout, 2011, pp. 59-61, no. 23
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Master and Fellows of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
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