Codex Trecensis - Pastoral Rule of Gregory the Great

Codex Trecensis - Pastoral Rule of Gregory the Great

Probably Rome (Italy) — About 600

Codex Trecensis - Pastoral Rule of Gregory the Great

Ms. 504 Médiathèque d'Agglomération Troyenne (Troyes, France)
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Codex Trecensis - Pastoral Rule of Gregory the Great

Dating from ca. 600, this manuscript contains the oldest known version of Pope Gregory the Great ‘s Liber Regulae Pastoralis or The Book of the Pastoral Rule, commonly known in English as Pastoral Care. It was originally written by the sainted pontiff ca. 590, shortly after his papal election, and was later revised by him. Pastoral Care became one of the most influential works concerning the responsibilities of the clergy that was ever written and was widely distributed – the book was translated into Greek at the behest of the Eastern Roman Emperor Maurice and was translated into Anglo-Saxon by King Alfred the Great himself. The oldest surviving manuscript containing the full revised text was written in uncial script without breaks between words and is adorned by initials in red, green, and yellow.

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Alternative Titles
Codex Trecensis - Pastoralregel von Gregor dem Großen
Codex Trecensis
La Regola pastorale di Gregorio Magno
La Règle pastorale de Grégoire le GrandCodex trecensis
Liber pastoralis S. Gregorii papa
Size / Format
312 pages / 28.9 × 22.0 cm
Origin
Italy
Date
About 600
Language
Script
Uncial
Facsimile Editions

#1 Codex Trecensis: la "Regola Pastorale" di Gregorio Magno

Commentary: 1 volume by Bruno Judic, Armando Petrucci, Franca Nardelli, Giovanni Orlandi and Paolo Chiesa
Languages: French, Italian, Latin
1 volume: This facsimile is not complete. The pages are represented on a larger white background. The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
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