82 leaves : parchment ; 285 x 185 (225 x 125) mm bound to 292 x 190 mm 1 microfilm reel : negative (MN 99-16) and positive (Robbins MS 7)
Bernard of Pavia's compendium of his Breviarium Extravagantium, his compiled work of Gratian's Decretum, organized into 5 books.
Ms. codex. Spine title. Collation: Parchment, fol. ii (paper and parchment) + 82 + i (paper); 1-9⁸ 10¹⁰ 11⁸; catchwords visible on quires 1 and 2, trace of catchword visible on quire 7. Layout: 34-38 long lines; ruled in dry point and ink; prickings visible. Script: Written in a transitional Gothic script by several hands. Decoration: Capital letters and titles in red ink; some small letters in brown ink traced in the margins before the capitals were executed; red penwork lion on inner margin of fol. 58r. Binding: Stamped leather binding with gilt edges. Gilt title stamped on spine: "Bernardus Summa Decretalium MS in pergamena"; codex housed in a portfolio inside a cloth box with leather spine (title stamped on spine of box: "Bernardus Summa Decretalium Manuscript on vellum XIIIth Century). Shelfmark: Berkeley, CA, The Robbins Collection, UC Berkeley School of Law, Robbins MS 7.
Formatted Contents Note
Fol. 1r-82r: "[rubr.] Gloria patri est filius sapiens [text] Profectus discipuli gloria magistri qui non lucernam doctrine celare sub modio non verbi frumentum abscondere ... Ei autem qui est alpha et omega bonorum omnium de nostris scriptis gratiam referamus Hec ego Bernardus genuit quem clara papia mitto sed emendet socii rogo vestra sophia qui Decretales ad opus comune redegi sub titulis summam, nunc christo dante peregi."
RESTRICTED ORIGINAL. USE POSITIVE MICROFILM COPY ONLY: Use of original only by permission. Inquiries concerning this item should be directed, in writing, to the reference librarian for The Robbins Collection.
Phillips, T. Cat. ms. 6331. De Ricci, p. 505. Kuttner, Stephan G., Repertorium der kanonistik 1140-1234, p. 338.
At one time in the possession of Henry Drury, who had it bound in the early ninteenth century, as evidenced by a note on fol. ir: "MS. in membranis Bernardi Decretalium. An Ancient MS. and evidently not written by the same hand. Bound for me by the only binder C. Lewis. H. Drury 1822." Sir Thomas Phillipps also owned it, having purchased it at the Drury sale (note on f. iiv "Phillipps MS 6331"). In 1935 it passed into the hands of Jacques Rosenthal; thereafter it was successively acquired and sold by Otto H.V. Vollbehr of Washington D.C. (his MS 6), and John Howell (in 1956).
Publications About Described Materials Note
Bermardus Papiensis, Bernardi Papiensis Faventini Episcopi Summa Decretalium, ed. Ernst A.T. Aspeyres (Regensburg: J. Manz, 1860; reprint, Graz: Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt, 1956).