Pope Boniface VIII and attendants

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Pope Boniface VIII and attendants

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Item No: mcai430091
Title: Pope Boniface VIII and attendants
Additional Title: Liber Sextus Decretalium, with gloss of Johannes Andreae
Script: Cursive
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department

This leaf contains the beginning of the Decretals of Pope Boniface VIII, promulgated in 1298 and known as the Sextus Liber Decretalium (The Sixth Book of Decretals). The miniature is a nineteenth-century forgery, probably painted over a damaged miniature or one that was never completed.

Sirsi Catalog Key: 1623942
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 205 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 43:9
Creator Name: Boniface VIII - Author

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