Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
Fabulous animalsDragon Dragon alone
SOCIAL LIFE
Justice and punishment
Law BooksDecretum Gratiani CyclesCambridge, Sidney Sussex College, MS 101 (Bologna, late 12th century)
Law BooksDecretum Gratiani Pars II, Causa XIII, Quaest. IC. I: Each priest must receive tithes from his own church
Further details
detail; the top image illustrates the man lamenting about a morsel taken out of his mouth (§10 of this lengthy argument), the other images apparently illustrate §§10 and 11, but their exact significance is uncertain
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bolognese
DATE
late 12th century
LOCATION
Cambridge, Sidney Sussex College → 101, fol. 117v
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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