Project Status: Ongoing
A collection of digitized canon law texts from the Carolingian period through the fourteenth century, most of which are available for download in .pdf format, and many of which are text-searchable.
The site provides links to digitized copies of the medieval corpus of canon law under the following headings: Carolingian canon law (the Dacheriana and Dionysio-Hadriana collections, and the Pseudo-Isidore); Ivo of Chartres; Decretum, Decretists (including Gratian’s Decretum; the summae of Stephen of Tournai, Rufinus, and others; and the Glossa Ordinaria); Early Decretals, Decretalists (including the Quinque Compilationes Antiquae; summae/ apparatus of Bernard of Pavia, Johannes Teutonicus, and others); Liber extra, Decretalists (including the Liber extra; summae of Innocent IV, Hostiensis, and others; and the Glossa Ordinaria of Bernard of Parma); and Registers (including the Regesta Pontificum Romanorum and other papal registers).
Resource Type: Downloadable data, E-book, Text: Medieval
License: Must provide credit, No Fee, Out of copyright
Modern Language: English
Medieval content details:
Dates: 770 - 1400
Subject: Carolingians, Church Fathers, Clergy, Confession, Penance, Law, Papacy, Religion - Institutional Church, Religious Law
Type/Genre of Medieval Primary Source Material: Compendia, Legislation, Textual Evidence
Geopolitical Region: Europe
Original Language: Latin
Medieval Creators: Magister Rolandus, Honorius III, Geoffrey of Trani, Hostiensis, Bernard of Compostella the Older, Johannes Teutonicus, Innocent IV, Stephen of Tournai, Rufinus, Paucapalea, Ivo of Chartres, Gratian, Bernard of Pavia