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Report No. c036

Libellus fugitivus

early 13th c.

 

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Biography/Description

Popular procedural work. Kantorowicz believed it originated in Italy, and Bagarottus has often been supposed to be its author. Abbondanza instead believed that Bagarottus my have had some part in its composition but that the work as a whole was written in southern France in the early 13th c.

 

Text(s)

 
No. 1

Libellus fugitivus.

 

Literature

H. Lange, Glossatoren 299.

R. Abbondanza, ‘Bagarotto’, in DBI (1963) 5.173.

H. Kantorowicz, Einführung in die Textkritik (Leipzig 1921). Reprinted in: idem, Rechtshistorische Schriften von Dr. Hermann Kantorowicz weiland Professor der Rechte in Freiburg/Br., Kiel und Cambridge (Karlsruhe 1970) 33–35, 57.

R. Stintzing, Geschichte der populären Literatur des römisch-kanonischen Rechts in Deutschland am Ende des fünfzehnten und im Anfang des sechszehnten Jahrhunderts (Leipzig 1867) 279–87.