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Report No. a134

Collectio Francofurtana



Alternative Names



713 Chapters – 282 pre-Gratian texts. 63 titles, produced slightly earlier than the Appendix Lateranensis Concilii, and the Collectio Bambergensis I, c.1183 in the area of Sens or Troyes.



No. 1

Collectio Francofurtana.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Collectio Francofurtana.


Frankfurt am Main, Stadt- und Universitätsbibl. Barth. 60, fol. 2–85 (= F in the literature)


London, BL Egerton 2901, fol. 1r–97v (= M in the literature)


Paris, BN lat. 3922A, fol. 173r–209r (= R in the literature)


Troyes, BM 961, fol. 1r–96v (= T in the literature)


Text(s) – Modern Editions

No. 1

Collectio Francofurtana.

Modern Editions

Die Collectio Francofurtana: Eine französische Decretalensammlung. Analyse beruhend auf Vorarbeiten von Walther Holtzmann, ed. P. Landau and G. Drossbach (MIC B–9; Città del Vaticano 2007).



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) 249, 282–84.

W. Holtzmann, Studies in the Collections of Twelfth Century Decretals, C. Cheney, ed. (MIC B–3; Città del Vaticano 1979) 138.

P. Landau, ‘Die Entstehung der systematischen Dekretalensammlungen und die europäische Kanonistik des 12. Jahrhunderts’, ZRG Kan. Abt., 66 (1979) 137–43.

P. Landau, ‘Studien zur Appendix und den Glossen in frühen systematischen Dekretalensammlungen’, BMCL, 9 (1979) 5–8.

C. Lefebvre, ‘Francfort (Collection de)’, in DDC (1953) 5.878–84.

S. Kuttner, ‘Notes on a Projected Corpus of Twelfth–Century Decretals’, Traditio, 6 (1948) 350.

S. Kuttner, Repertorium 289, 295–97.

S. Kuttner, ‘Collectio Francofurtana’, ZRG Kan. Abt., 22 (1933) 370–80.