Decretales of Pope Gregory IX Thielmann Kerverfor 1505 (1)

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Title

Decretales of Pope Gregory IX.

Volume

N/A

Edition

N/A

Country of Origin

France

City of Origin

Paris

Date

1505

Printer

Thielmann Kerverfor Jean Petit and Jean Cabiller

Language

Latin

Script and/or Type

Gothic

Number of Lines

25/29

Width of Leaf

165mm

Height of Leaf

220 mm

References

Adams 1207

Description

This is a leaf of early printing of Early Printing from the Decretales of Pope Gregory IX. Printed by Thielmann Kerverfor Jean Petit and Jean Cabiller at Paris in 1505. Gregory IX was also known as Ugolino, Count of Segni. He was born about 1145, at Anagni in the Campagna and died on August 22, 1241, at Rome. Gregory promulgated the Decretals in 1234, a code of canon law that remained the fundamental source of ecclesiastical law for the Catholic Church until after World War I. His most notable achievement was the Canonization of Saint Francis of Assisi, on August 14, 1228. The quarto size leaves measure 220 x 165 mm.in totality and contains 25-lines of text surrounded by 67 lines of commentary printed in red and black ink. There are four versal letters in black. The Verso: contains 29-lines of text with the same lines of commentary. (Adams 1207) The topic of this leaf is 'Concering family spirituality'.

Medium

Paper

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