lex: Constitutiones Sirmondianae

Berlin, Staatsbibliothek – Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Phill. 1745

Berlin, Staatsbibliothek – Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Phill. 1745

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

Berlin (Germany)
Staatsbibliothek - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Phill. 1745

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): B10

Note(s): together with St. Petersburg, Rossijskaja Nacional'naja Biblioteka, F.v.II.3

History:

Origin:
7th century, Lyon (Liebs); 7th century, Burgundy (Mordek); 7th century, Burgundy (CLA); 7th/8th century (Mommsen); 2nd half of the 7th century (Vessey); 9th century, Lyon (Bischoff); 8th century, North-East France (Licht)

Provenance:
Used by Florus diaconus in Lyon in the 9th century; found in the Cathedral Library of Lyon by Jacques Sirmond in 1629; later stored in the Collège de Clermont; the first part of the codex (now in St. Petersburg) came to St. Germain de Prés, and was purchased in France by Pierre Dubrowsky at the end of the 18th century; the second part entered the Meerman collection in 1764 and the collection of Sir Thomas Phillips in 1824; it was sold by his grandson T. Fitz Roy Fenwick in 1889 to the (later) State Library. (Eckhardt 1962, CLA, Mordek)


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires: quire numbers
Number: 304 foll. [119 foll. (Berlin), 185 foll. (St. Petersburg)]
Size: 320 x 240 mm
Text block: 270 x 190 mm
Lines: 20-24

Script: Uncial and Half-Uncial

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 101v - 119v
    Constitutiones Sirmondianae (1-18)
  • Codex Theodosianus (excerpt)
  • Childeberti I. regis edictum
  • Gallic council orders
  • Notitia Galliarum
  • Collectio Dionysio-Hadriana
  • letter of Pope Leo I
  • addendum to the council orders

References:

  • CLA VIII Nr. 1061, CLA XI Nr. **1061 und CLA Suppl. p. 60-61
  • Mommsen 1905 p. LXII, CCCLXXVIII
  • Vessey 1993 p. 181-199
  • Mordek 1995 p. 58, 970 [PDF-Download]
  • Bischoff 1998 p. 88
  • Hellmann 2000 p. 222
  • Liebs 2002 p. 97 (n. 20), 133-138
  • Bischoff 2004 p. 80-81
  • Kaiser 2007 p. 209 (n. 39), 273-275
  • Ganivet 2009 p. 281 (n. 8)
  • Coma Fort 2014 p. 30-32
  • Corcoran 2015 p. 133, 137
  • Licht 2018 p. 236 (n. 616), 239-240, 308 (n. 775)
  • Valentin Rose, Verzeichniss der Lateinischen Handschriften der Königlichen Bibliothek zu Berlin, Bd. 1: Die Meermann-Handschriften des Sir Thomas Phillipps (Die Handschriften-Verzeichnisse der Königlichen Bibliothek zu Berlin, Bd. 12), Berlin 1893.
  • Joachim Kirchner, Beschreibendes Verzeichnis der Miniaturen und des Initialschmuckes in den Phillipps-Handschriften (Beschreibende Verzeichnisse der Miniaturen-Handschriften der Preussischen Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Bd. 1), Leipzig 1926.
  • Stefan Esders / Helmut Reimitz, After Gundovald, before Pseudo-Isidore: episcopal jurisdiction, clerical privilege and the uses of Roman law in the Frankish kingdoms, in: Early Medieval Europe 27 (2019), p. 85-111.

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    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 12097

    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 12097

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Paris (France)
    Bibliothèque Nationale
    Lat. 12097

    Siglum (by Mordek 1995): P35

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    History:

    Origin:
    6th/7th century (Mommsen); 2nd half of the 6th/beginning of the 7th century, South France (Arles or Lyon) (Kaiser); 6th/7th century, South France (Mordek); 1st half of the 6th century (ca. 523) and 6th/7th century, Gaul (presumably from some ecclesiastical centre in the Rhône valley, Arles or Lyon) (CLA); 6th century (Bischoff HA)

    Provenance:
    Corbie (since the 1st half of the 8th century) (Mordek, Kaiser); foll. b-g: ca. 4th quarter of the 9th century, Corbie (Bischoff); around the middle of the 17th century in St Germain-des-Prés, then since the Revolution in the National Library in Paris (Esders)


    Physical description:

    Material: Parchment
    Quires:
    Number: 6 pre-bound sheets, 232 foll. (altogether 4 parts)
    Size: 280 x 205-210 mm (Collectio Corbeiensis); 270-280 x 205-210 mm
    Text block: 235-245 x 180 mm (Collectio Corbeiensis); 200-240 x 170-180 mm
    Lines: 32-34 (Collectio Corbeiensis); 24-31

    Script: Uncial, Half-Uncial

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • I - V
      Inhaltsverzeichnis (18. Jh.)
    • a
      table of contents (17th century)
    • b - g
      Gregory of Nazianzus, Liber apologeticus in the Interpretatio Rufini and the prologue of Rufinus (pre-bound quaternio from the early 9th century)
    • 1r - 1v
      list of popes
    • 1v
      note in Tironian notes
    • 2r - v
      Polemius Silvius, Laterculus provinciarum
    • 2r - 8r
      second table of contents to the Collectio Corbeiensis
    • 8r - 9r
      first table of contents to the Collectio Corbeiensis
    • 9r
      scribal note
    • 9r - 92r
      Collectio Corbeiensis
    • 92r - 139v
      supplement to the Collectio Corbeiensis
    • 139v - 143r
      first addition to the Collectio Corbeiensis
    • 143v
      leer
    • 144r - 162v
      second addition to the Collectio Corbeiensis, with the Breviatio canonum of Fulgentius Ferrandus, an imperial constitution by Theodosius II and Valentinian III as well as a fragment of Ambrosius, De fide
    • 163r - 170v
      third addition to the Collectio Corbeiensis, inter alia with the Chlotharii I vel Chlotharii II praeceptio (511/561 or 584/628)
    • 171r - 178v
      fourth addition to the Collectio Corbeiensis
    • 179r - 194v
      fifth addition to the Collectio Corbeiensis
    • 183v - 184r
      Constitutiones Sirmondianae (No. 13)
    • 195r - 224v
      sixth addition to the Collectio Corbeiensis
    • 225r - 232v
      further council orders on an additional quaternio from the 1st half of the 8th century from South France

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    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 1452

    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 1452

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Paris (France)
    Bibliothèque Nationale
    Lat. 1452

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    History:

    Origin:
    4. quarter of the 9th century or 9th/10th century, Rhône area (Mordek); 10th century (Bischoff HA); 4th quarter of the 9th century or 9th/10th century, presumably from Vienne (Bischoff)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 202 foll.
    Size: 365 x 270 mm
    Text block: 275 x 205 mm
    Lines: 30, 27
    Lines: 27-30

    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • Codex Theodosianus (excerpt)
    • Constitutiones Sirmondianae (1-18)
    • Collectio Dionysio-Hadriana

    References:


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    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 12445

    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 12445

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Paris (France)
    Bibliothèque Nationale
    Lat. 12445

    Digital image available at BnF


    History:

    Origin:
    10th century (Hänel); 9th/10th century (Liebs, Mommsen, Meyer); 9th or 10th century / 2nd half of the 9th century (Bischoff HA); 2nd half of the 9th century, Reims (Hartmann); 9th century (Williams); 2nd half of the 9th century, 870/871 at the latest, Reims (Schneider); around the year 870 (between the end of 868 and 871), Reims (Böhringer); Canonum collectio: 3rd quarter of the 9th century (Bischoff)

    Provenance:
    used by Hincmar of Rheims (Corcoran), St Germain-des-Prés (Schneider)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 237 foll.
    Size: 260 x 325 mm


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1ra - 2rb
      Notitia Galliarum
    • 2rb - 4rb
      Praefatio to the pseudo-Isidorian decretals
    • 4va - 6ra
      Ordo 2
    • 6ra - 6vb
      correspondence
    • 6vb - 8vb
      pseudo-Isidorian parts on the Council of Nicaea
    • 8bis
      quotes on the organization of the church
    • 9ra - 11vb
      pseudi-Isidorian preface to a special recension of the Collectio Dionysio-Hadriana
    • 11vb - 17va
      three canons and a glossary
    • 17va - 150vb
      Collectio Dionysio-Hadriana (capitulatio and text)
    • 151ra - 153ra
      Decretum Gelasianum
    • 153ra - 156ra
      penitential
    • 156va - 163ra
      Martin of Braga, Capitula
    • 163ra - 166vb
      Capitula Angilramni
    • 167ra - 237rb
      canon law collection from various sources
    • 185ra - 187va
      tractate on marriage by Hincmar of Reims
    • 187va - 194va
      Codex Theodosianus (excerpts from book XVI: 1,2-3; 2,2 with Int., 2,12, 2,23 with Int., 2,35, 2,39 with Int., 2,44, 2,1-4, 2,8, 2,10, 2,14, 2,16, 2,19-20, 2,26, 2,29-31, 2,34, 2,36, 2,38, 2,40-41, 2,47; 4,2; 5,1, 5,4, 5,51-53, 5,60; 7,3, 7,1; 8,1, 8,5, 8,7, 8,6, 8,16, 8,27-28; 9,1 with Int., 9,2, 9,5; 10,10, 10,21; 11,1-3)
    • 194va - 196vb
      Constitutiones Sirmondianae (1-7)
    • 196vb - 198vb, 199vb - 202vb, 210vb - 214rb, 216vb - 219va, 220vb - 224rb, 234rb - 235ra
      Lex Romana Visigothorum (CTh 9,1 with Int., CTh 1,1,1-2 with Int.; Int. Nov. Valent. 12, Nov. Valent. 12 and 8, Int. Nov. Valent. 12; CTh 2,26, PS 5,4-5, PS 5,15-19, CTh 4,14 with Int., CTh 4,15 with Int., CTh 4,16 with Int., CTh 11,14 with Int., PS 5,34-39, CTh 11,11 with Int.; CTh 4,16-20 with Int.; Nov. Valent. 12 with Int.)
    • 210ra - 210vb
      Leges novellae (Nov. Valent. 8,1 and 8,2)
    • 237ra - rb
      Epitome Iuliani (Capp. 366 and 511)

    References:

  • Hänel 1849 p. LXXXV-LXXXVII
  • Meyer 1905 p. LVIII-LX
  • Mommsen 1905 p. LXXXVII-XCI, CCCLXXIX
  • Williams 1971 p. 86-87, 112-114, 130
  • Böhringer 1990 p. 18-47
  • Böhringer 1992 p. 66-68
  • Poly 1992 p. 42 (n. 16 p. 58), 43 (n. 22 p. 58), 48 (n. 49 p. 60), 64
  • Vessey 1993 p. 182-183
  • Mordek 1995 p. 31-32 [PDF-Download]
  • Schneider 1996 p. 152-153
  • Bischoff HA Fiche 31, 8.11 (p. 72), Fiche 32, 3.17 (p. 59)
  • Liebs 2002 p. 98 (n. 27), 99 (n. 39), 117 (n. 142), 258 (n. 671 p. 257)
  • Schon 2006 p. 21-23
  • Hartmann 2008 p. 74, 180-181, 322, 324, 326, 329
  • Lauranson-Rosaz 2009 p. 244 (n. 13)
  • Kaiser 2010 p. 576 Anm. 103
  • Keefe 2012 p. 103-104, 126, 128-129, 143-144, 152-153, 164-165, 176-177, 323-324
  • Bischoff 2014 p. 198-199
  • Coma Fort 2014 p. 245-248
  • Corcoran 2015 p. 131-144
  • Ganz 2015 p. 264, 266
  • Léopold Delisle / Godefridus Henschenius / Daniel Papebroch (Hrsg.), Inventaire des manuscrits latins conservés à la Bibliothèque impériale sous les nos. 11504-14231 du fonds latin, Paris 1868 (Nachdruck Hildesheim 1974), p. 52.
  • Rolf Bergmann und Stefanie Stricker unter Mitarbeit von Yvonne Goldammer und Claudia Wich-Reif, Katalog der althochdeutschen und altsächsischen Glossenhandschriften, Bd. 3, Berlin / New York 2005, p. 1456-1457 (No. 764).

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    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4406

    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4406

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Paris (France)
    Bibliothèque Nationale
    Lat. 4406

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    History:

    Origin:
    late 9th/beginning of the 10th century, Gaul (Hänel); 9th century, France (Liebs); 9th century (Mommsen); 9th century (Bischoff HA); foll. 1-56: ca. 3rd quarter of the 9th century, South France, area of Lyon (?), foll. 57-59: ca. 3rd third of the 9th century, France (Bischoff)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 72 foll.
    Size: 350/362 x 220/258 mm (foll. 1-59)
    Text block: 262/265 x 177/145 mm (foll. 1-59)
    Lines: 29-30 (foll. 1-59)

    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1 - 56v
      Lex Romana Visigothorum (fragmentary from CTh XII,1,2 onwards)
    • 44r
      Constitutiones Sirmondianae (no. 1, following CTh XVI,5,3)
    • 56r
      list of kinship denominations (fragmentary [end])
      (Hänel 1849 p. 458 [Forma VI])
    • 56r - 58v
      Lex Romana Visigothorum (fragmentary: prologue, Formulae iudiciales secundum legem Romanam, cognition treatise by Aelius Gallus, other treatises, list of titles of book I and II)
      (Zeumer 1886 p. 534-536)
    • 59r - v
      list of kinship denominations (fragmentary [beginning]; cognition treatise by Aelius Gallus)
      (Hänel 1849 p. 458 [Forma VI])
    • 60 - 67
      Lex Romana Visigothorum (13th quire from Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 9652)
    • 68r - v
      Formulae iudiciales secundum legem Romanam (fragmentary)
      (Zeumer 1886 p. 534-536)
    • 69r - 72r
      collection of quotations on the prohibition of incest (e.g. CTh 3,12)

    References:


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    Oxford, Bodleian Library, Arch. Selden. B. 16

    Oxford, Bodleian Library, Arch. Selden. B. 16

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Oxford (Great Britain)
    Bodleian Library
    Arch. Selden. B. 16

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    History:

    Origin:
    end of the 12th century (Hänel); between 1125 and 1137, written by William of Malmesbury (Mommsen, Meyer)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 226 foll.
    Size: 325 x 210 mm


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • historiographical texts
    • 138v - 227v
      Lex Romana Visigothorum (Epitome codicis Seldeni)
    • Constitutiones Sirmondianae (1-7)

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    Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, Voss. Lat. Q. 119

    Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, Voss. Lat. Q. 119

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Leiden (Netherlands)
    Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit
    Voss. Lat. Q. 119

    Siglum (by Mordek 1995): Le
    Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 17

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    Note(s): According to Mordek 1995 p. 211 the manuscript Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 10755 (olim Suppl. Lat. 1046) from 1839 or 1840 is a copy of the Leiden codex, which contains the Lex Salica with the Edictum Chilperici, the Pactus Childeberti I. et Chlotharii I. and the Childeberti II. decretio.

    History:

    Origin:
    10th century (Hänel, Mommsen); 4th quarter of the 9th century, vicinity of Paris (Liebs); 4th quarter of the 9th century (foll. 1-119) and beginning of the 10th century (foll. 120-141), Paris area (Mordek); 9th/10th century / beginning of the 10th century (?), probably South-West France (Bischoff); 10th century (Beyerle/Buchner); 9th century (von Schwind, Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966); foll. 1-119: 4th quarter of the 9th century, French („offenbar in Chartres benutzt“ [Bischoff]), foll: 120-142: beginning of the 10th century (Kottje); 2nd half of the 9th century, Paris area, used in Chartres around the year 1000 (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff)

    Provenance:
    1614 in possession of Paul Petau, afterwards in possession of his son Alexandre. Bought by the Leiden library together with the collection of Isaac Vossius. (Eckhardt 1962)


    Physical description:

    Material: Parchment
    Quires:
    Number: 141 foll.
    Size: 220-222 x 170-175 mm
    Text block: 160-180 x 110 mm
    Lines: 24-32

    Script: Caroline minuscule

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1r - 10r
      Isidore
    • 10r
      Constitutiones Sirmondianae (no. 1, excerpt)
    • 10r - 12r
      letter from bishop Chrodebert of Tours to Boba
    • 12r
      Deuteron. 22, 25-27
    • 12r - 64r
      Epitome Aegidii
    • 64r
      Lex Salica (Recapitulatio solidorum) Stemma
    • 64v - 83v
      Lex Salica (long prologue Stemma [type E], list of titles and text Stemma [Karolina emendata] with Capitula legi Salicae addita Stemma)
    • 83v - 84v
      Chilperici edictum (561/584)
    • 84v - 86v
      Capitula legi Salicae addita
    • 86v - 87v
      Pactus Childeberti I. et Chlotharii I.
    • 87v - 88v
      Childeberti II. decretio
    • 88v
      Lex Salica (epilogue, excerpt from the short prologue)
    • 89r - 93v
      Lex Ribuaria (type B)
    • 93v - 108r
      Lex Alamannorum (type B, list of titles and text)
    • 108r - 131r
      Lex Baiuvariorum (type A, prologue and text) Stemma
    • 131r - v
      two Carolingian ordinalia
    • 132r - 141v
      various capitularies
    • 141v
      some short prayers - presumably executed as probationes pennae (10th or 11th century)

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    Ivrea, Bibioteca Capitolare, XXXV (17)

    Ivrea, Bibioteca Capitolare, XXXV (17)

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Ivrea (Italy)
    Bibioteca Capitolare
    XXXV (17)

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    History:

    Origin:
    9th or 10th century (Hänel); 9th/10th century, presumably from France (Liebs); end of the 9th century (Mommsen, Meyer); ~2nd quarter of the 9th century, South (?) France (Bischoff)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 250 foll.
    Size: 305 x 200 mm
    Text block: 248 x 145 mm
    Lines: 32

    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • Lex Romana Visigothorum with Appendix II
    • Constitutiones Sirmondianae (1-7)

    References:


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