Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Codex 308 Instruttione data per ordine di N.S. Papa Gregorio XV. a Monsignor Carafa Vescovo d'Aversa destinato Nuntio all dell Imperatore a di 12 de Aprile 1621
TitleInstruttione data per ordine di N.S. Papa Gregorio XV. a Monsignor Carafa Vescovo d'Aversa destinato Nuntio all dell Imperatore a di 12 de Aprile 1621
- Gregory XV, Pope, 1554-1623 Gregory XV, Pope, 1554-1623
Other related names
- Carafa, Carlo, d. 1644, recipient
Call numberMs. Codex 308
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 1580925
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Document of Pope Gregory XV (f. 2r-41v), giving instructions to Carlo Carafa, bishop of Aversa, for his service as a papal ambassador to the court of the Holy Roman Emperor. This appears to be an archival copy rather than an original; was originally part of a larger volume. Preceded by a note regarding the bull of Pope Boniface VIII granting indulgences in Germany (p. 51), on slightly different paper.
- Ms. codex.
- Title from caption title (p. 53).
Extent41 leaves : 274 x 205 (210 x 130) mm. bound to 286 x 210 mm
FoliationPaper, i (modern paper) + 41 + i (modern paper); 51-132, contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corner. This manuscript was originally part of a larger volume.
BindingBoards, probably 18th or 19th century. Paper badly damaged due to oxidation of ink; text rendered difficult to read in many places. Edges of many leaves frayed. Various stains.
- Sold by Jacques Rosenthal (Munich), 1958.
- Catholic Church--Foreign relations--Holy Roman Empire
- Indulgences--Germany--Early works to 1800
- Papal nuncios--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, Italian--17th century
- Manuscripts, European
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