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INCIPIT AUREA GEMMA

Part I. Ars dictandi

[1.1] Prologue to the Ars dictandi
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[1.2-4] Varieties of salutations
(model salutations no. 1-5)
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[1.5-6] Forensic salutation and preamble, narration summarized
(model letter no. 1)
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[1.7-8] Epistolary topic of petition
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[1.9] Letter of petition
(model letter no. 2)
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[1.10-11] Epistolary topic of complaint
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[1.12-13] Insinuation
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[1.14-18] The three levels of style
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[1.19-26] More varieties of salutations, with a note on abbreviations of proper names
(model salutations no. 8-13)
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[1.27-28] Proverbs and language customs
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[1.29-50] More varieties of salutations
(model salutations no. 14-??)
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[1.51] Doctrine of epistolary topics
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[1.52-60] Seven topics of consolation
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[1.61-65] Topics of petition and of correction
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[1.66-77] Topics of praise and vituperation
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[1.78] Epilogue of the Ars dictandi
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Part II. Charter Doctrine

[2.1] Prologue of the charter doctrine
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[2.2] Etymology of 'charter'
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[2.3-7] Historical origin of charters
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[2.8-10] Diplomatic science: Ten types of charters distinguished
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[2.11-15] Testament
(model charter no. 1)
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[2.16-20] An emperor's testament
(model charter no. 2)
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[2.21-27] Some definitions of 'personal privilege'
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[2.28-32] Dowry
(model charter no. 3)
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[2.33-42] Three types of pious donation
(model charters no. 4-5)
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[2.43-44] Sale: with comparison to charters of manumission or exchange of serfs, and to instruments of monetary credit or commission
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[2.45-46] Epilogue of the charter doctrine, with two appended letter openings (preambles and notification formulae)
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Part III. Additional Model Charters

[3a.1] Shorter introduction to charter doctrine
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[3a.2-9] Sale
(model charter no. 6)
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[3a.10-13] Monetary credit
(model charter no. 7)
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[3a.14-18] Exchange
(model charter no.8 )
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[3a.19-23] Manumission
(model charter no. 9)
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[3a.24] Privileges of persons and of churches
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[3a.25-28] Papal privilege for a church
(model charter no. 10)
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[3a.29-35] Imperial privilege for a city
(model charter no. 11)
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[3a.36-40] Royal privilege for a church
(model charter no. 12)
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[3a.41-45] Archepiscopal privilege for a church
(model charter no. 13)
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[3a.46-50] Ducal privilege for the serfs of a village
(model charter no. 14)
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[3a.51-54] Count palatine's privilege for a province
(model charter no. 15)
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The next nine model charters are found only in Admont, Stiftsbibliothek cod. 759

[3b.55-57] Manumission
(model charter no. 16)
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[3b.58-61] Royal donation to a monastery
(model charter no. 17)
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[3b.62-63] Manumission of a cleric
(model charter no. 18)
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[3b.64-67] Donation of an advowson to a person
(model charter no. 19)
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[3b.68-70] Manumission of a cleric
(model charter no. 20)
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[3b.71-73] Mortgage
(model charter no. 21)
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[3b.74-77] Manumission of a ministerialis
(model charter no. 22)
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[3b.78-81] Recovery of a meadow
(model charter no. 23)
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[3b.82-84] Dowry
(model charter no. 24)
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The next, final paragraph is transmitted in both manuscripts

[3a.85] Rule for dating charters
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EXPLICIT

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