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 prestigious historian Robert Somerville, a preeminent professional on medieval church councils, legislation, and papal heritage. Reflecting the point of interest but in addition the diversity of Somerville's reviews in medieval canon legislation within the period sooner 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 complicated manuscript traditions.



Several essays learn texts of their useful context, highlighting the results of canon legislations on non secular associations equivalent to monasteries and the practices at legislation courts of medieval western Europe. 4 reports 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 realizing of canonistic and civilian felony advancements in medieval and overdue medieval spiritual and highbrow background is evolving with higher precision while assumptions and generalities are analyzed within the mild of manuscript assets. The pioneering impression of Somerville and his colleagues is obvious in the entire essays. They expand present realizing of where of legislation and theology in a vital interval of historical past, the 11th to the 13th centuries.



This paintings is written in honor of Robert Somerville, professor of heritage 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 USA 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 bought a variety of awards together with John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowships. he's the writer of various books and articles.



The individuals 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.



ABOUT THE EDITORS:



Uta-Renate Blumenthal is professor emerita of heritage on the Catholic college of the US. She is the recipient of significant fellowships and provides and has released seven books and various articles. Anders Winroth, writer or editor of numerous works, is professor of background at Yale college and a MacArthur Fellow. Peter Landau is professor emeritus of legislations on the Ludwig Maximilian college 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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The evidence suggests that the materials in Arsenal 713B probably were copied from what was originally two separate collections. To understand the materials in Arsenal 713B is, as Robert Somerville and Martin Brett first made clear, a vitally important project. Arsenal 713B allows us to see how canonical collections with crucial texts for the papal reform movements came into being in this seminal period. 2 The Collectio Britannica (CB), studied recently and partially edited in such exemplary manner by Robert Somerville, is the chief and possibly the only extant witness for the earliest of scholarly efforts on the part of canonists to apFor help with access to the sources as microfilms or photocopies I am especially indebted to Linda Fowler-Magerl, Martin Bertram, Robert Somerville, and Jörg Müller.

49 LP 409 (fol. 139v), cf. 220c, in which ID is longer than the Arsenal text LP 682 (fol. 150r), cf. 189 30. See Greta Austin, ‘Editorial concerns in the Ivonian Panormia: The case of repetitious canons in book 8’ ZRG KA 89 (2003) 82–106. 31. 2. Arsenal IP LP 713 fol. 32 This suggests that Arsenal II took the canon independently from a different source and not from the Ivonian Decretum and/or Arsenal I. Fourth, one might expect to find a few Decretum canons occasionally appearing in both Arsenal I and Arsenal II, because the Arsenal II compiler utilized the same sources as Arsenal I—above all, the Collectio Britannica.

2, 815–841; Fowler-Magerl, Clavis 239– 42; Kéry, Can. Coll. 260–62; Linda Fowler-Magerl, ‘The Version of the Collectio Caesaraugustana in Barcelona, Archivo de la Corona de Aragón, MS San Cugat 63’, in Ritual, Text and Law: Studies in Medieval Canon Law and Liturgy Presented to Roger E. Reynolds, ed. Kathleen G. Cushing and Richard F. Gyug (Aldershot and Burlington, VT 2004) 269–80; Martin Brett, ‘The Sources and Influence of Paris, Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal MS 713’, Proceedings Munich 1992, 149–67, especially 160–67.

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