Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
Fabulous animalsDragon Dragon alone
SOCIAL LIFE
Justice and punishment
Prisoners
Law BooksDecretum Gratiani CyclesCambridge, Sidney Sussex College, MS 101 (Bologna, late 12th century)
Law BooksDecretum Gratiani Pars II, Causa XI, Quaest. IC. XVII: Clerics may not be sued in a lay court
Law BooksDecretum Gratiani Pars II, Causa XI, Quaest. IC. XIX: Princes may forcefully remove invaders
Further details
detail; the upper image may depict the prison of a lay judge, the significance of the lower image is unclear
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bolognese
DATE
late 12th century
LOCATION
Cambridge, Sidney Sussex College → 101, fol. 103v
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
Contact
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