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Abbreviatio Decreti ‘Quoniam egestas’

c. 1150


Alternative Names

‘Omne ius aut diuinum’



Written around 1150 in Southern France. In several manuscripts the work is accompanied by glosses which utilize the civilian Exceptiones Petri, likewise of Provençal origin. See also Appendix abbreviationis ‘Quoniam egestas’.metal



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Abbreviatio Decreti ‘Quoniam egestas’, c. 1150.


Text(s) – Manuscripts

No. 1

Abbreviatio Decreti ‘Quoniam egestas’, c. 1150.


Leipzig, Universitätsbibl. 1012 (without prologue; part I only)


Oxford, New Coll. 220 (without prologue)


Paris, BN lat. 15001, fol. 127-238v (without prologue)


Praha, Metropolitní Kapitula I.LXXIV, fol. 10-107v


Sankt Gallen, Stiftsbibl. 711


Vorau, Stiftsbibl. 184


Worcester, Cath. Libr. Q.43 (ends at C.26 q.6 c.12)



U.–R. Blumenthal, ‘Dating the Exceptiones Petri’, ZRG Kan. Abt., 101 (2015) 54–85.

R. Weigand, ‘Die Dekretalabbreuiatio “Quoniam egestas” und ihre Glossen’, in Fides et ius . . . Georg May (Regensburg 1991) 249–265.

S. Kuttner, ‘The “Extravagantes” of the Decretum in Biberbach’, BMCL, 3 (1973) 263–264.

S. Kuttner, Repertorium 263–264.