Canon law

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:...
Fragment: Decretales Gregorii IX, with gloss (Bologna or Avignon) Date: c. 1240-50 Found in: Massa, Antonio. De usuris. Rome: Valerio Dorico, 1557. The landscape of...
I was pleased to welcome about 30 freshmen from Yale’s Directed Studies program to the Paskus-Danziger Rare Book Room on November 4. They were accompanied by three of...
My Flickr frenzy continues… Another new portrait gallery in the Rare Book Collection’s section of the Yale Law Library Flickr site comes from Lodovico Vedriani...

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