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Report No. a098

Collectio Ambrosiana


Alternative Names

San Ambrogio collection



Belongs to ‘Italian Group’ with the Collectiones Berolinensis prima, Cusana, Duacensis, and Florianensis. 89 items. The collection is in four parts: (1) cc. 1–15 material common to the Appendices Darmstadiensis and Harvardiensis, (2) cc. 16–53 contains decretals of Alexander III and canons of the council of Tours (related to the Italian group), (3) cc. 54–62 miscellaneous items, and (4) canons of the Third Lateran Council.



No. 1

Collectio Ambrosiana.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Collectio Ambrosiana.


Milano, Arch. Cap. 57, fol. 307v–320r


Text(s) – Modern Editions

No. 1

Collectio Ambrosiana.

Modern Editions

Analysis by W. Holtzmann in Studies 35–42.



W. Holtzmann, Studies in the Collections of Twelfth Century Decretals, C. Cheney, ed. (MIC B–3; Città del Vaticano 1979) 35–42.