88 leaves : paper ; 210 x 155 (130 x 95) mm, bound to 215 x 155 mm 1 microfilm reel : negative (MN 02-72) and positive (Robbins MS 89)
Manuscript contains transcriptions of privileges, papal bulls, and statutes relating to the history of the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia. The first item transcribed in the main text is an example of a privilege of Poppone, the Patriarch of the basilica, written on his orders and signed by a notary and scribe named Bertaldo. Additional commentaries regarding more recently adopted statutes are written on the initial folios in Latin and Italian, include the following years (here rearranged in proper chronological sequence): 1500, 1502, 1540, 1543, 1548, 1555, 1557, 1607, and 1609. Marginal corrections; marginal notes in several later hands, some giving dates for the promulgation of specific statutes, others indicating that certain statutes have become obsolete.
Ms. codex. Title from incipit of main text (fol. 10r). Collation: Paper, fol. 88 (foliation, in a later hand, starts on the sixth folio of the manuscript, on the second folio of the main text; modern foliation in pencil in the lower right-hand corner records continuous foliation from the very first to last folio); 1⁶ 2-11⁸ 12²; catchwords at the end of most quires. Layout: Main text written in 22 long lines. Script: Main text (fol. i (i.e. 5)r - 80 (i.e. 86)r) written in a humanistic miniscule script by one hand. Table of contents and notes on the first five and last two folios written in cursive in various later hands. Decoration: Initials and chapter headings in red ink. Binding: Blind-stamped brown leather; holes for fore-edge clasps (now lacking). Gilt edges. Title on front cover, in black ink, reads "Statuta reverendi capituli aquillensis" [sic]; title on spine, on brittle paper label affixed at a later date, reads "Statuta [P]opponi [pa]triarce." On front pastedown is inscribed "Di Gio[vanni] Fran[ces]co di Prampiro canonico d'Aq[uilei]a"; on back pastedown are mathematical additions in ink. Shelfmark: Berkeley, CA, The Robbins Collection, UC Berkeley School of Law, Robbins MS 89.
Formatted Contents Note
Fol. 1r: List of statutes in a later hand. Fol. 1v-2v: List, in a later hand, of topics and chapter numbers referring to the statutes in the main text. Fol. 3r: Italian note, in a later hand, of a statute from 1602. Fol. 3v-4r: blank. Fol. 4v-5r: List of statutes in a later hand. Fol. 5v-8v: "[text] In Christi nomine amen. Hoc est exemplum privilegii reverendissimi in Christo patris et domini domini Popponis sanctae Aquileiensis (originally spelled Acquilegiensis but the "c" and the "g" are struck through) ecclesie Patriarce cuius tenor talis est ... sig[nu]m man[us] B[er]taldi not[ari]i q[u]i ha[n]c cartula[m] ex iussa d[omi]ni Popponis r[everendissi]mi Pat[riarc]he conscripsi atque complevi." Fol. 9r-14r: "Tabula statutor[um] venerandi capituli aquileien[sis] ecclesie fideliter incipit caput." Fol. 14v: blank. Fol. 15r-85r: "[text] Ad honorem omnipotentis Dei ... Incipiunt statuta venerandi capituli Aquileiensis ecclesie ... Datum Senis anno incarnationis Domini mill[esim]o quadringentesimo sexagesimo quarto nonis Augusti pontificatus n[ost]ri anno secundo." Fol. 85v-87r: List, in a later hand, of deliberations and statutes. Fol. 87v-88r: blank. Fol. 88v: Italian notes in a later hand.
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Ownership note on front pastedown: "Di Gio[vanni] Fran[ces]co di Prampiro, Can[oni]co d'Aq[uilei]a" (it is possible that Giovanni Francesco is the writer of the notes on fol. ir, vir-viir, and 80v, in addition to the table of contents found on fol. iv-iiv). Old inventory number in pencil on back pastedown: "612126 KAMP 12."