The Catholic University of America
Canon Law 702
History of the Sources Canon Law
Wed. 11:10-1:00 P.M.
Classroom: Canon Law Seminar Room, Mullen Library
Home tel.: 202-547-3620
Detail from Tomb of Mondino de' Liuzzi († 1326), sculpted by Roso (Boso) da Parma, Church of San Vitale, Bologna
Gratian, Treatise on Laws, Catholic University Press, $14.95
Compare prices! The books can be bought from Amazon.com or from Barnes and Noble for the price quoted after the book.
Ken Pennington, A Short History of Canon Law from Apostolic Times to 1917 (From the Eleventh Century to the End)
Anders Winroth, The Making of Gratian's Decretum (Cambridge 2000) (I will give you a digital copy)
Ken Pennington, Biography of Gratian
Anders Winroth, Where Gratian Slept: The Life and Death of the Father of Canon Law
Frederick S. Paxton, Gratian’s Thirteenth Case and the Composition of the Decretum
Ken Pennington, Gratian, Causa 19, and the Birth of Canonical Jurisprudence
Anders Winroth's and Titus Lenherr's Analysis of the St Gall Manuscript
John T. Noonan, Catholic Law School - A.D. 1150 (on Causa 29)
Mary E. Sommar, Gratian's Causa VII and the Multiple Recension Theories
Melodie Harris Eichbauer, St. Gall Stiftsbibliothek 673 and the Early Redactions of Gratian’s Decretum
Atria Larson, The Evolution of Gratian’s Tractatus de penitentia
Atria Larson, Early Stages of Gratian’s Decretum and the Second Lateran Council: A Reconsideration
Ken Pennington, "Roman and Secular Law in the Middle Ages"
Ken Pennington, "Learned Law, droit savant, gelehrtes Recht: The Tyranny of a Concept"
Medieval Towers in Bologna: Asinelli 97 meters and Garisenda 48 meters
Proper forms of citations to Canon and Roman Law from Brundage, Medieval Canon Law (London-New York: 1995)
|Resources on the Web
Clavis canonum at the MGH
Progetto Irnerio (Collegio di Spagna in Bologna)
Electronic Gratian (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München) (Friedberg)
Electronic Gratian (Friedberg Pdf File Searchable and Bookmarked)
Electronic Decretales Gregorii noni (Catania Friedberg)
Please email me as soon as possible to both my email addresses:
We will be using email this semester, and I want to have a list-serve for the class at CUA and at home.
The course will require one research paper that will be due at the end of the semester and ongoing class participation. Final Essay is due on Friday, May 9th, 2014
Please bring a laptop with wireless capabilities to each class. You can borrow a laptop at the circulation desk of Mullen Library.
Codex iuris canonici 1917 (Links to various sites)