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Report No. a145

Collectio Parisiensis prima



Alternative Names

Paris I



Primitive collection belonging to the ‘French Group’ of decretal collections (Cantabrigiensis, Victorina prima, and Aureavallensis) and dating to 1179–81. Has a combination of English and French canonical sources.



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Collectio Parisiensis I.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

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Collectio Parisiensis I.


Paris, BN lat. 1596, fol. 11–46


Text(s) – Modern Editions

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Collectio Parisiensis I.

Modern Editions

Analysis by E. Friedberg in Die Canones-Sammlungen zwischen Gratian und Bernhard von Pavia (Leipzig 1897; repr. Graz 1958) 45–63.



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) 267–68.

S. Kuttner, Repertorium 286.