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St. Louis, Saint Louis University, Pius XII Memorial Library, Special Collections,  VFL MS 059
Description: ff. 2 - Manuscript waste used for paste-downs to bind another book; leaves are badly damaged and cut down to about half the height of original size. Bifolium represents outer leaves of a quire, probably originally comprised of 10-12 leaves. - Probably owned originally by a member of the Orso family of Venice, identified by coats of arms on folio a, recto. Purchased from Boyd Mackus with funds from Saint Louis Library Associates, May 2011.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 6
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/VFLMS059_44
Language: Latin Country: Italy Century: 14th
View MARC record (VFL MS 059): https://libcat.slu.edu/record=b3411335~S5

Part 1: 1 bifolium
Description: - parchment - 205 x 460 - Main text written in double columns of 20-26 lines, surrounded by a gloss of about 50-54 lines.
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIV2/4Searchable Date Range: 1325 - 1350
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;
Script: Gothic textualis rotunda
Other Decoration: On fol. a, recto, large illuminated initial embellished with gold and two coats of arms, each charged with a black bear; smaller illuminated initials mark major divisions in text; one small marginal illustration; rubrics in red.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: folios a-b
Author: Pope Boniface VIII 1294-1303
Title: Liber sextus decretalium
Title: Decretals
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: On fol. a, recto, "Quia praeposterum est ordo prius humania subsidia petere..." [Glossa ordinarium in librum sextum]/[Giovanni d'Andrea]
Notes: On fol. a, r-v: Bonifacius episcopus servus servorum dei dilectis filiis doctobribus et scholaribus...frequentara dubia decidentur redigi mandavimus et// [Prologue]. On fol. b, r-v: //rium memoria non existit videlicet quod ipsius ecclesiae canonici duos personatus...ne sub aliqua ex his formis quas perniciosa curiositas ad invenit eligo postulando// [Book I, Title IV-V]. 
Status of text: fragment
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  VFL MS 059, obverse.

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  VFL MS 059, reverse.

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  VFL MS 059, fol. a, recto.

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  VFL MS 059, fol. a, verso.

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  VFL MS 059, fol. b, recto.

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  VFL MS 059, fol. b, verso.

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