Canon law

Rare law books often contain much more than meets the eye. Their value lies partly in their individual and particular histories, and the physical features and contexts which...
The Lillian Goldman Law Library’s 2013 holiday card features an image from one of this year’s acquisitions. The image is the headpiece from the opening chapter in...
Diego de Covarrubias y Leyva, Qvaestionvm practicarvm (1573), bound with his Variarvm resolvtionvm ivridicarvm (Frankfurt, 1573)
Diego de Covarrubias y Leyva, Qvaestionvm practicarvm (1573), bound with his Variarvm resolvtionvm ivridicarvm (1573).  Showing the arms of George Carteret. Diego de...
Arrival of Kuttner Institute Library
On Friday (Sept. 13), the library of the Stephan Kuttner Institute of Medieval Canon Law arrived at its new home in the Lillian Goldman Law Library. This weekend it is being...
The news of Pope Benedict XVI's resignation brings to mind an image from our rare book collection that illustrates a previous papal resignation, that of Pope Celestine V....
Best wishes for a HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON and a Prosperous 2013!  MIKE WIDENER, Rare Book Librarian Tree of consanguinity from a 15th-century Austrian manuscript of Giovanni d...
A new book by José Cárdenas Bunsen, Escritura y Derecho Canónico en la obra de fray Bartolomé de las Casas (Madrid: Iberoamericana-Vervuert, 2011), includes several...
There are two new sets of images in the Rare Book Collection’s Flickr galleries: Tractatus iuris (1549) and Tractatus universi iuris (1584-86). Apart from the title...
I have two people to thank for independently solving my Provenance Puzzle #2: my friend the San Antonio tax attorney and bibliophile Farley Katz, and Christopher Frey...
Fragment: Sextus liber decretalium (Bologna or Padua) Date: c. 1320-1330? Found in: Bologna (Italy). Statutorum inclytae civitatis … Bononiae, vol. 2. Bologna:...

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