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New publication

New publication

The recently published proceedings of the 41st Cologne Mediaevistentagung “Die Bibliothek – The Library – La Bibliothèque” contain an article by Dominik Trump and Karl Ubl entitled “Bibliotheca legum: Das Wissen über weltliches Recht im Frankenreich des 9. Jahrhunderts“. It deals with the digital indexing of legal manuscripts and also reflects on the legal knowledge …

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Workshop in Vienna

Workshop in Vienna

Our staff member, Daniela Schulz, will be holding a workshop entitled “Mittelalterliche Handschriften erfassen, vernetzen und erforschen” at the Institute for Medieval Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences on 27 February 2020. She will report on her work at the Bibliotheca legum and discuss the possibilities and limits of creating a manuscript database.

IMC Leeds 2019

IMC Leeds 2019

Bibliotheca legum staff members Daniela Schulz and Dominik Trump will be giving papers at this year’s International Medieval Congress (IMC) in Leeds. Daniela Schulz will talk about the manuscript Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Cod. Guelf. 97 Weiss. in her lecture “Modelling Materiality: Representing a Manuscript’s Material Features Using CIDOC CRM”. Dominik Trump speaks on Wednesday, …

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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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