Law and Liturgy in the Latin Church, 5th–12th Centuries: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Law and Liturgy in the Latin Church, 5th–12th Centuries

1st Edition

By Roger E. Reynolds


344 pages

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The two themes brought together in this volume - the canon law and the liturgy of the early medieval Latin Church - have close links, as these articles reveal. At the basis of this lies that fact that the collections and manuscripts with which Professor Reynolds is concerned provide the source material for both fields of study. In the book particular emphasis is given to the Irish Collection canonum hibernensis and its many derivatives, to works from Carolingian Salzburg and eleventh-century Southern Italy, and to liturgical collections. The whole illustrates the need for liturgiologists to be aware of the riches in medieval legal sources, and for legal historians to take account of the wealth of liturgical material that is a principal ingredient of the law of the Church; and demonstrates how much one field can contribute to understanding the development and to the dating of the other. Les deux thèmes réunis dans ce volume - le droit canon et la liturgie de l’Eglise Latine du haut moyan-âge - ont, comme le révèle ce groupe d’articles, des liens très étroits. Ceci reposant sur le fait que les collections et manuscrits, auxquels le professeur Reynolds s’intéresse, apportent la substance se trouvant à la source de ces deux terrains d’études. Dans le livre, une importance particulière est donnée au Collectio canonum hibernensis irlandais et à ses multiples dérivations, ainsi qu’aux travaux issus de Salzburg à l’époque carolingienne à ceux provenant d’Italie méridionale au 11è s. et aux collections liturgiques. L’ensemble illustre la nésessité pour les spécialistes en liturgie d’être conscients de l’abondance de sources légales médiévales et pour les historiens du droit de tenir compte de la richesse en matière liturgique et que forme l’un des ingrédients principaux du droit de l’Eglise; il démontre aussi combien un domaine peut contribuer è la compréhension du développement et à l’assignation de date

Table of Contents

Contents: Virgines Subintroductae in Celtic Christianity; Basil and the early medieval Latin canonical collections; An 8th-century uncial leaf from a Mondsee Liber comitis (Harvard Houghton Library MS. Typ 694); Unity and diversity of Carolingian canon law collections: the case of the Collectio hibernensis and its derivatives; Excerpta from the Collectio hibernensis in three Vatican manuscripts; Canon law collections in early 9th-century Salzburg; An unexpected manuscript fragment of the 9th-century canonical collection in two books; The Pseudo-Augustinian Sermo de conscientia and related Dicta sancti gregorili papae; Pseudonymous liturgica in early medieval canon law collections; Rites of separation and reconciliation in the early Middle Ages; Odilo and the Treuga Dei in Southern Italy: a Beneventan manuscript fragment; A south Italian liturgico-canonical mass commentary; The Greek Liturgy of St John Chrysostom in Beneventan script: an early manuscript fragment; The south-Italian Canon law Collection in Five Books and its derivatives: new evidence on its origins, diffusion and use; south Italian liturgica and canonistica in Catalonia (New York, Hispanic Society of America MS. HC 380/819); The south-Italian Collection in Five Books and its Derivatives: the collection of Vallicelliana Tome XXI; The Turin Collection in Seven Books: a Poitevin canonical collection; Liturgical Scholarship at the time of the Investiture controversy: past research and future opportunities; Addenda and corrigenda; Index of manuscripts.

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