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Report No. a132

Collectio Florianensis

post 1185


Alternative Names

St Florian collection



Primitive collection of the ‘Italian Group’ with Berolinensis prima, Duacensis, Cusana, and Cusana. Includes marginal glosses referring to Gratian and Roman law. Contains 172 items including canons of Lateran III and Tours and papal decretals through Lucius III (1181–85). Written in Italy but most likely with the direct use of an English source for some of the decretals.



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Collectio Florianensis.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

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Collectio Florianensis.


Sankt Florian, Stiftsbibl. III.5, fol. 173r–183r


Text(s) – Modern Editions

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Collectio Florianensis.

Modern Editions

Analysis by W. Holtzmann in Studies 43–63.



C. Duggan, ‘Decretal Collections from Gratian’s Decretum to the Compilationes antiquae: The Making of the New Case Law’, in The History of Medieval Canon Law in the Classical Period, 1140–1234: From Gratian to the Decretals of Pope Gregory IX, W. Hartmann and K. Pennington, ed. (History of Medieval Canon Law 6; Washington DC 2008) 268–69.

W. Holtzmann, Studies in the Collections of Twelfth Century Decretals, C. Cheney, ed. (MIC B–3; Città del Vaticano 1979) 43–63.

W. Holtzmann, ‘Zu den Dekretalen bei Simon von Bisignano’, Traditio, 18 (1962) 451–52.

S. Kuttner, Repertorium 281.