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PAVLVS PP. V... Venerabilis frater Salutem...
The decree of Pope Paul V (Paulus PP. V) extends the deadline
appointed by the decree of Pope Clement VIII (Clemens Papa VIII) of
December 23, 1604 for the bishop of St.Severus (Sanctus Severus) Octavianus
de Vipera to give an account of the fulfillment of churchly
Dates of creation of the material in the unit of description
Written in Rome (Roma), December 23, 1604.
Level of description
Description of a manuscript.
Language of material
Extent of the unit of description
1 page: 45 x 25.5 cm.
Parchment and ink.
Dimensions of the
The text of the manuscript is written on light yellow parchment in
The whole document is written in the same handwriting.
The size of a 9-line text is 39 x 8.5 cm. The vertical measurement of a
line is 1 cm. The average size of upper-case letters is 0.5 cm and of
lower-case letters – 0.2 cm.
incipit written in upper-case letters (0.6 cm) is highlighted in
The reverse side of the parchment contains a record written in the same
hand as the text of the document and a hardly visible mark of an impressed
red wax seal (Ø 5,5 cm).
Defects: 2 small holes over the old folds.
Text is in very good condition.
Paulus PP. V – Pope Paul V.
The elder of the Pope's Office M. Vestrius Barbianus.
/ Biographical history
Paulus PP. V (Camillo Borghese, 1552–1621) – Pope Paul V
Immediate source of acquisition
CONTENT AND STRUCTURE
The decree of Pope Paul V (Paulus PP V) extends the
deadline appointed by the decree of Pope Clement VIII (Clemens Papa
VIII) of December 23, 1604 for the bishop of St.Severi (Sanctus
Severus) Octavianus de Vipera to give an account of the
fulfillment of churchly obligations.
Paulus PP.V – Pope Paul V,
Clemens Papa Viij – Pope Clement VIII,
Octavianus de Vipera, Episcopus Sancti Severi – Šv. Severo
Roma – Rome,
[Dioecesis] S.ti Seueri – the diocese of St.
Mentioned events and documents
Does not exist.
Information on sorting and appraisal of documents
The brief description was produced by O. Matusevičiūtė in 1980.
D. Norkūnienė ir V. Rimša edited the brief description and
produced a detailed description of the manuscript in 2000.
CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND
The document is the property of the Republic of Lithuania.
The document can be issued on permission of the Head of the
Manuscripts' Department of the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of
/ Conditions governing reproduction
The Library's consent is required for the reproduction and publication
of the documents. The publisher must indicate details about the
announcement of the documents (title of publication, year of publication,
etc.) on the covering note of the preserved item.
The card catalogue of the Manuscripts' Department of the Martynas Mažvydas
The inventory of the parchments fund.
Location of originals
The Manuscripts' Department of the Martynas Mažvydas National Library
Existence of copies
Related unit of description
Other associated material
Lithuanian, Italian and English versions of the brief description of
the manuscript as well as the digital image of the document are available
The document was restored in the Centre of Documents Preservation and
Restoration of the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania in
1998 by the restorer D. Veselauskienė.