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Report No. a088

Casus legum I



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Offer a collection of summaries (casus) of those laws to which Bernardus Parmensis refers in his Glossa ordinaria on the Liber Extra. The compiler was probably from Paris, and the original purpose of his work may have been to provide a reference book for the local school of canon law which since the prohibition of Honorius III from 1219 (Super specula) was denied direct involvement in civilian studies. Soon it became a useful tool for canonists all over Europe who could not afford full copies of the legal sources.



No. 1

Casus legum I.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Casus legum I.


Bamberg, Staatsbibl. Can. 65


Bamberg, Staatsbibl. Can. 93, fols. 33r–119r


Bordeaux, BM 403, fols. 1–138v


Brugge, Stedelijke Bibl. 354, fols. 55r–94v


Cambridge, Univ. Libr. Add. 3424, fols. 87r–159v




Darmstadt, Landesbibl. 1411, fols. 91r–138v


Durham, Cath. Libr. B.III.4, fols. 76r–161v


Frankfurt am Main, Stadt- und Universitätsbibl. Barth. 100, fols. 1r–82r


Frankfurt am Main, Stadt- und Universitätsbibl. Carm. 5, fols. 1r–152r


Karlsruhe, Badische Landesbibl. Aug. perg. 50 fols. 1r–114v


Kassel, Universitäts- u. Landesbibl. iur. in folio 50, fols. 31r–97r


Kassel, Universitäts- u. Landesbibl. iur. in folio 67, fols. 58r–196r


Laon, BM 394, fols. 9r–63v


Leipzig, Universitätsbibl. 932, fols. 63r–244r


Leipzig, Universitätsbibl. 992, fols. 3r–67v


London, BL Arundel Ms. 199, fols. 1r–194v


Lons-le-Saunier, Arch. dép. Jura 31, fols. 1r–80v


Lüneburg, Ratsbücherei Jurid. E in folio 21, fols. 34r–117r


Madrid, BN lat. 387, fols. 1r–46v


Metz, BM 122 (third work)


München, BSB Clm 14337, fols. 1r–112v


Napoli, BN XIII.A.21, fols. 2r–123v


Padova, Bibl. Anton. 68 Scaff. III, fols. 50r–86v


Paris, BN lat. 4302, fols. 1r–252v


Praha, Národní Muz. XVII.A.5 (3779; M 17), fols. 261r–304v


Rouen, BM 740 (E.61), fols. 1r–50v


Salamanca, Bibl. Univ. 1907, fols. 1r–44r


Uppsala, Universitetsbibl. C.568, fols. 4r–128r


Valence, BM 19, fols. 1r–81r


Città del Vaticano, BAV Borgh. 229, fols. 1r–64v


Città del Vaticano, BAV Borgh. 245, fols. 83r–123v


Vic, Mus. Episcopal 142, fols. 46–79v


Worcester, Cath. Libr. F.38, fols. 304r–369v


Wrocław, Bibl. Univ. 11.F.50 fols. 61r–144v



M. Bertram, ‘Casus legum sive suffragia monachorum. Legistische Hilfsmittel für Kanonisten im späteren Mittelalter’, TRG, 51 (1983) 317–63.