Edicts of Gregory IX



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English: Edicts of Gregory IX with glosses of Bernardo di Bottone.
Polski: Dekrety Grzegorza IX z glossami Bernarda di Bottone.
English: Beginning of the 14th century

ink on parchment


42.5 × 28 cm (16.7 × 11 in) 316 pp

English: In the 17th century owned by Sebastian Kokwi?ski, conon of Sandomierz. Later passed to the Royal University of Warsaw. Confiscated in 1831 after collapse of the November Uprising by the Russian authorities and incorporated into the Imperial Library in Saint Petersburg, returned to Poland in 1921. Burned deliberately by the Germans in October 1944 during the Planned destruction of Warsaw.[1]

"Catalogue of stolen and missing cultural achievements" / comp. Jan ?wieczy?ski; O?rodek Informacyjno-Koordynacyjny Ochrony Obiektów Muzealnych. Warsaw 1988 Editor: Wojciech Jaskulski, Piotr Ogrodzki.

See also Department of National Heritage, Wartime losses (an official webpage of Polish Ministry of Culture, Art and National Heritage)

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  1. ? English Rebecca Knuth (2006). Burning books and leveling libraries: extremist violence and cultural destruction, p. 166. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 02-75990-07-9

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