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Report No. a171

Compilatio quinta



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A decretal collection compiled by Tancred of Bologna at Bologna in year 1226. The final collection of the Compilationes antiquae.



No. 1

Compilatio quinta.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Compilatio quinta.


Admont, Stiftsbibl. 22, fol. 271r–311r


Bamberg, Staatsbibl. Can. 23, fol. 55–115v


Chartres, BM 384, fol. 282ff


Córdoba, Bibl. Cabildo 10, fol. 307r–338


Córdoba, Bibl. Cabildo 440


Douai, BM 596, fol. 25ff


Graz, Universitätsbibl. 374, 320r–353v


Leipzig, Universitätsbibl. 968, fol. 262–297v


Lisboa, BN Alcobaça 381, 5th work


Luzern, Zentral- u. Hochschulbibl. P.msc.2, fol. 33r–64v


Madrid, BN C.3


Madrid, BN R.67


London, BL Royal 11.C.VII, fol. 246–271v


Paris, BN lat. 3933 (3rd work)


Paris, BN lat. 15997 (5th work)


Paris, BN nouv. acq. lat. 2127 (5th work)


Tours, BM 565, fol. 1–42


Wien, ÖNB 2077, fol. 2–33v


Wien, ÖNB 2183, fol. 106–108v (fragment)


Text(s) – Modern Editions

No. 1

Compilatio quinta.

Modern Editions

Quinque Compilationes Antiquae, ed. E. Friedberg (Leipzig 1882) 151–186. (See the note on Report No. a167..)



K. Pennington, ‘Decretal Collections 1190–1234’, 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; Washington DC 2008) 293–317.

L. Boyle, ‘The Compilatio quinta and the registers of Honorius III’, BMCL, 8 (1978) 9–19.

M. Bertram, ‘Some dditions to the “Repertorium der Kanonistik”’, BMCL, 4 (1974) 9–16.

S. Kuttner, Repertorium 382–85.