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Bibliotheca legum becomes part of MDR

Bibliotheca legum becomes part of MDR

We are delighted to inform you, that the Bibliotheca legum website has been officially approved for inclusion in the Medieval Academy of America’s Database of Medieval Digital Resources (MDR), because it meets or exceeds their standards for digital best-practices. We would like to thank the curators of the MDR for including our manuscript database and …

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New textual witnesses found by R. Deutinger

New textual witnesses found by R. Deutinger

In the new issue of the Deutsches Archiv (74/1, 2018, pp. 177-191) Roman Deutinger has drawn attention to a hitherto unknown textual witnesses of Leges texts. Deutinger discovered transcriptions of the Lex Baiuvariorum, the Lex Salica and the Lex Francorum Chamavorum in the collections of the scholar Wolfgang Hunger (1511-1555). Especially the transmission of the …

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5 (6) years Bibliotheca legum – New publication on the occasion of the anniversary

5 (6) years Bibliotheca legum – New publication on the occasion of the anniversary

In 2017, the Bibliotheca legum celebrated its fifth anniversary! Since anniversaries are always a reason to reflect on the past, the Bibliotheca team did the same and recalled the genesis and development of the project. We also gave some thought to the future prospects of the Bibliotheca. The result is an article in the German …

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News

News

The Bibliotheca legum has added the Lex Visigothorum fragment Strasbourg, Archives départementales du Bas-Rhin, 151 J 50 as the 326th manuscript. Furthermore, digital facsimiles have been added to the manuscripts which are now in Munich, Paris and the Vatican. In addition, the bibliography has been updated: here you will find all editions and literature mentioned …

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Bibliotheca Update and announcement

Bibliotheca Update and announcement

As obvious for the recurrent user of the Bibliotheca legum, the previously announced “facelift work” has already begun. We just started updating the English site. As soon as the work is finished there and all functionalities have been restored, the German-speaking site will follow. Besides constantly working on improving the website, the Bibliotheca legum staff …

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Some news

Some news

After the Bibliotheca legum has commemorated its 5th anniversary rather quietly in 2017, this milestone is now also to be celebrated externally with a “facelift” in the new year. The look of the site will change over the next few weeks or months; it will become more sophisticated and modern. Since these revisions take some …

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Lex Alamannorum and Isaac of Langres

Lex Alamannorum and Isaac of Langres

As the 325th manuscript of the Bibliotheca legum, it was possible to include Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 3877. The main content of the manuscript are the capitula of Isaac of Langres, followed by various canonical excerpts. At the end of the codex, various other legal texts follow, including title 19 of the Lex Alamannorum, which …

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