Halberstadt Ars dictandi 2.1
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[2.1] PROLOGUS

[2.1.1] Gratia Dei per nos libellum introductorium in usum dictandi edidit nuper, in cuius fine secundum regulas premissas quedam dictamina moderno usui consona subiuxiumus, in quibus, si forte aliqui videntur profecisse, de virtute in virtutem iam ascendere festinent et altiori studio se applicent. Intendimus siquidem in hoc opusculo de altioribus tractare, videlicet de actionibus, de formatis, de confirmationibus et de privilegiis et testamentis.1

Gratia--applicent om. P       Intendimus] SEQUITUR DE PRIVILEGIIS prem. P       siquidem om. P       de altioribus om. P       videlicet om. P       de confirmationibus et de privilegiis] confirmationibus et privilegiis P


1 Testaments are not systematically treated or exemplified in the Halberstadt Libellus privilegiorum; but see below, 2.5.2 Discussing commutation of letter parts, part I of the Halberstadt Ars dictandi (Libellus dictaminum: ZöLLNER ed. 543) treats mandates as letters without preamble, narration and conclusion.

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