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Lewis E M 7:1 Decretals
- Council on Library and Information Resources
Call numberLewis E M 7:1
(Philadelphia, United States, Free Library of Philadelphia, John Frederick Lewis Collection of European Manuscripts)
PublisherFree Library of Philadelphia
- These cuttings are taken from a copy of the Decretals of Pope Gregory IX (ca.1145-1241). Decretals are collections of papal statements regarding canon law, or the ecclesiastical law of the Catholic Church. In 1230, Pope Gregory commissioned the Dominican friar Raymond of Pennafort to compile a new collection that would gather together and streamline earlier decretals. Gregory's Decretals supplanted the earlier ones and became the basis for all subsequent canon law.
Extent180 x 284 mm
- 13th century
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