cirio-mangung, f.n: church-mongering, the sale or purchase of ecclesiastical offices, simony. (CHIR-ee-oh-MAHN-gung)


A bishop accused of simony by two fornicators. Miniature on a cutting from a leaf from Gratian’s Decretum (Causa VI), attributed to an artist of the Milemete group. 67 × 66 mm. England, c. 1320-1330. Apparently stolen: if you see (or have seen) it, please contact []

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