Canon Law, Religion, and Politics: Liber Amicorum Robert by Uta-Renate Blumenthal, Anders Winroth, Peter Landau

By Uta-Renate Blumenthal, Anders Winroth, Peter Landau

Canon legislation, faith, and Politics extends and honors the paintings of the celebrated historian Robert Somerville, a preeminent specialist on medieval church councils, legislation, and papal background. Reflecting the point of interest but additionally the diversity of Somerville's experiences in medieval canon legislations within the period earlier than Gratian and later, the essays discover the transmission of canonical and theological texts--in specific in regards to the Eucharist--as good because the value of the texts and their advanced manuscript traditions.

Several essays learn texts of their sensible context, highlighting the consequences of canon legislation on non secular associations akin to monasteries and the practices at legislation courts of medieval western Europe. 4 experiences facing the ius commune--the conjunction of canon and Roman legislation in day-by-day perform, a subject matter of normal and perennial interest--show once more how our figuring out of canonistic and civilian criminal advancements in medieval and past due medieval spiritual and highbrow background is evolving with better precision whilst assumptions and generalities are analyzed within the gentle of manuscript assets. The pioneering impression of Somerville and his colleagues is obvious in all the essays. They increase present figuring out of where of legislations and theology in a vital interval of background, the 11th to the 13th centuries.

This paintings is written in honor of Robert Somerville, professor of background and Ada Byron Bampton Tremaine Professor of faith at Columbia collage. His scholarly honors are legion, together with a fellowship within the Medieval Academy of the US and the fee Internationale de Diplomatique. he's a corresponding member of the Monumenta Germaniae Historica in Munich in addition to the Bavarian Academy of Sciences. He has got a number of awards together with John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowships. he's the writer of various books and articles.

The members are Greta Austin, Alison seashore, Uta-Renate Blumenthal, Bruce C. Brasington, Martin Brett, James A. Brundage, Giles Constable, Kathleen C. Cushing, Charles Donahue Jr., Detlev Jasper, Anna Trumbore Jones, Peter Landau, Elizabeth Makowski, Kenneth Pennington, Edward Peters, Roger E. Reynolds, Frank Roumy, Herbert Schneider, and Charles R. Shrader.


Uta-Renate Blumenthal is professor emerita of heritage on the Catholic collage of the USA. She is the recipient of significant fellowships and can provide and has released seven books and diverse articles. Anders Winroth, writer or editor of numerous works, is professor of historical past at Yale collage and a MacArthur Fellow. Peter Landau is professor emeritus of legislation on the Ludwig Maximilian collage in Munich, recipient of a number of honorary doctorates, writer of greater than 100 guides, and president of the Stephan Kuttner Institute of Medieval Canon Law.

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Iul. 66b (fol. 40va) Ep. Iul. 66c (fol. 40va) Ep. Iul. 330 (LXXXIII. 92 (fol. 59rb) Ep. Iul. 93 (fol. 59rb–va) Ep. Iul. 3) *This text is not unique, but is here part of a series not found elsewhere in this sequence. from the Epitome Iuliani in the Caesaraugustana, in MS Vat. lat. 3830 and the Vallicellianus cannot be elucidated here. 3— with the omission here of Constitutio VII and other texts common to CA and MS Vat. lat. 2—are unique to the collection and not derived from earlier compilations.

1. 3, l. 19b Ans. Luc. 20b Cod. 1. 20 Ans. Luc. 21 Cod. 1. 2, l. 21 Ans. Luc. 22 Cod. 1. 2, l. 22 Ans. Luc. 23 Cod. 1. 3, l. 23 Ans. Luc. 38 Cod. 1. 2, l. 24 Ans. Luc. 53 Cod. 1. 2, l. 12 imperial, legislation and the support that this source could lend—or the challenges it could extend—to familiar canonical sources. While the compiler thus created a mosaic of highlights as his use of Roman law could be described, he also did produce two noteworthy uninterrupted sequences of Roman law texts on the basis of canons in the Collectio canonum of Anselm of Lucca and from the Novels in the form of the Epitome Iuliani.

69b Const. 6 [29] *The concluding lines omitted by CA (explicit: . . neque sortem quam dedit) read: . . neque usuras, quas forte stipulatus est, exigat, deinde etiam ipsam rem cum suis emolumentis venerabili loco retituat, sed et in hoc casu adversus oeconomos, vel alios administratores venerabilium locorum actionibus creditori competentibus. Omnia enim, quae diximus, etiam in mulierum monasteriis vel asceteriis obtinere oportet. **The section missing in CA, Const. 11 [42], is found in MS Vat.

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