Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 3877

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

Paris (France)
Bibliothèque Nationale
Lat. 3877

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History:

Origin:
ca. 3rd third of the 9th century, France (Bischoff); 4th quarter of the 9th century or 9th/10th century, France (Pokorny/Stratmann, Mordek)

Provenance:
St. Germain in Auxerre


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires:
Number: 94 foll.
Size: 250 x 195 mm
Text block: 172 x 113 mm
Lines: 19

Script: Caroline minuscule

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1r - 4v
    probationes pennae, prayers, Hebrew-Greek-Latin lexicon, canons, capitularies, poem by Godescalc
  • 5r - 12v, 15v - 58v
    Isaac of Langres, Capitula (with preface and capitulatio)
  • 13r - 14v
    canonical texts
  • 58v – 66v
    12 excerpts from the Pseudo-Isidorian Decretals
  • 66v – 68r
    6 canons on monasteries
  • 68r – 69v
    13 canons on jews
  • 69r–v
    Epitome Aegidii CTh 16,3-4 and Nov. Theod. 3
  • 70r – 71v
    4 canons on church property
  • 71v – 79r
    26 canons De modis accusatorum et accusationum, mainly from Pseudo-Isidore
  • 79v – 83v
    13 excerpts from the Pseudo-Isidorian Decretals
  • 84r – 94v
    Various juridical texts
  • 84v
    Lex Alamannorum tit. 19 (type B)

References:

  • Mordek 1995 p. 66, 598, 1011-1014, 1021-1022, 1033 [PDF-Download]
  • Kéry 1999 p. 173-174
  • Kaiser 2007 p. 275-276, 278 (n. 363)
  • Bischoff 2014 p. 92-93
  • Rudolf Pokorny / Martina Stratmann (Hrsg.), Capitula episcoporum 2 (MGH Capit. episc. 2), Hannover 1995, p. 172-173.
  • Semih Heinen, Handschrift des Monats November 2017: Paris, BnF, Lat. 3877, in: Capitularia. Edition der fränkischen Herrschererlasse, bearb. von Karl Ubl und Mitarb., Köln 2014ff.

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    Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Cod. Guelf. 404.2 Novi (16)

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Wolfenbüttel (Germany)
    Herzog August Bibliothek
    Cod. Guelf. 404.2 Novi (16)

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    History:

    Origin:
    9th century (Bischoff); end of the 8th century, France (Butzmann)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 1 fol.
    Size: 220 x 160 mm
    Text block: 200 x 135 mm
    Lines: 20

    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • Epitome Aegidii (fragment, CTh 2,4,3-2,7)

    References:

  • Bischoff 2014 p. 506
  • Coma Fort 2014 p. 321
  • Hans Butzmann, Die mittelalterlichen Handschriften der Gruppen Extravagantes, Novi und Novissimi, Frankfurt a. M. 1972, p. 210-211.

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    Florenz, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Plut. 89 sup. 86

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Florenz (Italy)
    Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana
    Plut. 89 sup. 86


    History:

    Origin:
    2nd half of the 11th century (Mordek)


    Physical description:


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    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • Liber Papiensis
    • Capitula Italica c. 18 = Ep. Aeg. PS 2,2,1

    References:

  • Mordek 1995 p. 243-245, 247, 351 [PDF-Download]
  • Radding / Ciaralli 2007 p. 90

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    Laon, Bibliothèque Municipale, 265

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Laon (France)
    Bibliothèque Municipale
    265

    Siglum (by Mordek 1995): La

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    History:

    Origin:
    1st half of the 9th century, Laon (Mordek)

    Provenance:
    Notre-Dame, Laon (Mordek)


    Physical description:

    Material: Parchment
    Quires:
    Number: 192 foll. (8 parts [Mordek]; 4 parts [Bischoff])
    Size: 235-240 x 130 mm
    Text block: 180-210 x 90-105 mm
    Lines: 21-30

    Script: Caroline minuscule

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • patristic material and sermons
    • canonical texts
    • 162r - 164v
      various capitularies
    • 174v - 175v
      Epitome Aegidii (PS IV 10)

    References:

  • Mordek 1995 p. 200-205, 431, 895, 950-951, 973 [PDF-Download]
  • Bischoff 2004 p. 30
  • Hartmann 2008 p. 199
  • Keefe 2012 p. 251-252
  • Dominik Trump, Beobachtungen zu einem Titel römischen Rechts in der Handschrift Laon, Bibliothèque Municipale, 265, in: Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte. Romanistische Abteilung 134 (2017), p. 524-529.

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    Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Pal. Lat. 582

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Vatikan (Vatican City State)
    Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
    Pal. Lat. 582

    Siglum (by Mordek 1995): V

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    Note(s): The part of the manuscript Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 9654, which contains capitularies, is identical to the part in the Vatican codex. (Mordek, Kéry). The manuscript Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Barb. Lat. 635 is a slightly modified copy of Pal. Lat. 582. (Mordek)

    History:

    Origin:
    1st half of the 10th century, North(-East) of France (near Reims?) (Mordek); 1st half of the 10th century (Bischoff)

    Provenance:
    Cathedral library Mainz (Mordek)


    Physical description:

    Material: Parchment
    Quires:
    Number: 156 foll.
    Size: ca. 280 x 220-225 mm
    Text block: 205-210 x 140-150 mm
    Lines: 32-38

    Script: Caroline minuscule

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1 - 4
      two vitae
    • 5r - 33r, 75r - 78v, 78v - 125v
      various capitularies and council canons
    • 16v - 17v
      Lex Salica (Recapitulatio solidorum)
    • 33r - 75r
      Ansegisi abbatis capitularium collectio
    • 78v
      Lex Burgundionum (title 79)
    • 78v
      Epitome Aegidii (CTh V 10)
    • 126r - 139r
      pseudo-Amphilochios, Vita of Basil the Great
    • 139r - 141v
      Amalarius of Metz, Liber officialis
    • 141v - 153r
      Paulus Diaconus of Naples, Vita sanctae Mariae Aegyptiacae
    • 153v - 154r
      Passio sancti Simphoriani martiris (10th century)
    • 154v - 155v
      so-called Decretum Gelasianum (10th century)
    • 155v
      formula for handing over a son to a cloister (10th century)

    References:

  • Mordek 1995 p. 35, 72, 82, 199, 201, 218, 233, 289, 325, 387, 401, 431, 466, 494, 514, 534, 537, 549, 553, 563, 567, 592, 619-620, 701, 709, 750, 780-797, 819, 821, 836, 858, 1024 [PDF-Download]
  • Schmitz 1996 p. 156-158
  • Kéry 1999 p. 96-97
  • Mordek 2005 p. 31-52
  • Hartmann 2008 p. 91, 182, 199, 327-328
  • Bischoff 2014 p. 416
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 124, 146, 171, 173
  • Ubl 2017 p. 225
  • Steffen Patzold, Das sogenannte "Capitulare Aquisgranense" Karls des Großen und die letzte Reforminitiative Ludwigs des Frommen im Jahr 829, in: Deutsches Archiv 71 (2015), p. 459-473.

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    Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Cod. Guelf. 1062 Helmst.

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Wolfenbüttel (Germany)
    Herzog August Bibliothek
    Cod. Guelf. 1062 Helmst.


    History:

    Origin:
    11th century (Bischoff HA); 10th century (Hartmann); Godescalc: 3rd or 4th quarter of the 9th century, France (Bischoff)

    Provenance:
    In possession of Flacius who wrote "Illyrica est" on fol. 1r. (Heinemann)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 226 foll.
    Size: 180 x 160 mm


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1v - 2v, 3v - 18v, 219r - 226v
      various canonical texts
    • 3r
      single titles of the Epitome Aegidii (parts of 1,1-1,4 and 1,6) introduced as "Defloratio sentenciarum Theodosianae legis"
    • 8r-v, 17r - 18v
      Epitome Iuliani (excerpts)
    • 19r - 217v
      Collectio Dacheriana
    • 218r - v
      Notitia Galliarum
    • 226r
      Godescalc, verses

    References:

  • Hänel 1849 p. 17 (cum n. c et a), 20 (cum n. d), 23 (cum n. a)
  • Conrat 1891 p. 228 (cum n. 6)
  • Mommsen 1905 p. CIII
  • Bischoff HA Fiche 26, 2.36 (p. 15)
  • Hartmann 2008 p. 330
  • Bischoff 2014 p. 505
  • Otto von Heinemann, Die Handschriften der Herzoglichen Bibliothek zu Wolfenbüttel. Abth. 1: Die Helmstedter Handschriften Bd. 3, Wolfenbüttel 1884, Nr. 1164, p. 35-36.
  • Abigail Firey, Continuing Recourse to Roman Law in the Carolingian Period: the example of ms Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Cod. Guelf. 1062 Helmst., in: Patrizia Carmassi / Gisela Drossbach (Hrsg.), Rechtshandschriften des deutschen Mittelalters. Produktionsorte und Importwege (Wolfenbütteler Mittelalter-Studien 29), Wiesbaden 2015, p. 211-243.

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    Vercelli, Biblioteca Capitolare Eusebiana, CXXII

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Vercelli (Italy)
    Biblioteca Capitolare Eusebiana
    CXXII


    History:

    Origin:
    late 10th or 1st half of the 11th century, Umbro-Roman (Kaiser)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 187 foll.
    Size: 320 x 250 mm

    Lines: 29-30

    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1r
      empty
    • 1va - 3vb
      description of the burial sites of the twelve apostles
    • 3vb - 5vb
      pseudo-Hieronymus, Expositio IIII evangeliorum
    • 5vb - 6rb
      glosses to the Codex Iustinianus
    • 6rb - vb
      Lex Salica (Karolina emendata, Capp. 22-23)
    • 6vb - 7vb
      Const. Imperatoriam to the Institutiones of Iustinian
    • 8ra - 13vb
      list of titles to the Epitome Iuliani from Cap. 211 onwards, to the appendix B as well as to the beginning of the Dictatum de consiliariis
    • 13vb - 15rb
      list of titles to the Lex Dei with extra count of chapters
    • 15rb - 153vb
      Epitome Iuliani
    • 153vb - 159rb
      appendix B and chapter summae to the Epitome Iuliani
    • 159va
      Domini Iuliani antecessoris dictatum de consiliariis up to sentence 3
    • 159va - vb
      CJ 5,71,4 and CJ 5,71,1 in the Summa Perusina version
    • 159vb
      Epitome Aegidii (Ep. Aeg. CTh 8,5,1)
    • 159vb
      Collatio (14,2,3)
    • 159vb
      synonym glosses by a different hand, not belonging to a juridical text
    • 160ra - 161ra
      Jonas of Orléans, De institutione laicali, Cap. 8
    • 161v - 162r
      Stemma cognationum to the previous excerpt; Edictus Rothari, Cap. 153
    • 162ra - 186ra
      Lex Dei
    • 186ra - rb
      juridical questions and answers based on Isidore, Etymologiae
    • 186rb
      excerpt from Isidore, Sententiae
    • 186va
      excerpt from the praefatio of the Liber poenitentialis of Halitgar of Cambrai
    • 186va
      excerpt from Augustinus, Enchiridion de fide, spe et caritate
    • 186va
      1. Cor. 7,5, followed by an excerpt from Augustine, Enchiridion de fide, spe et caritate (Cap. 17)
    • 186vb
      Isidore, Sententiae
    • 186vb, 187vb
      Liber Proverbiorum

    References:


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    Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 991

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Vatikan (Vatican City State)
    Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
    Reg. Lat. 991

    Siglum (by Mordek 1995): V32
    Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 71

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    History:

    Origin:
    11th century (Hänel, Mommsen, Meyer); 820s/30s, Tours (Liebs); 2nd quarter of the 9th century, French or Lotharingian (court / court circle) (Mordek); beginning of the 10th century, chancery-affiliated (Beyerle/Buchner); late 9th or 10th century (von Schwind); 2nd quarter of the 9th century, Lotharingian (?) (Kottje); 9th century (Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966); 2nd quarter of the 9th century, Lotharingia (?) (partly from the Leges-scriptorium?) (Bischoff)

    Provenance:
    In possession of Alexandre Petau in 1647 (Eckhardt 1962)


    Physical description:

    Material: Parchment
    Quires:
    Number: 171 foll.
    Size: 254-257 x 188-189 mm
    Text block: 195-200 x 130-135 mm
    Lines: 23

    Script: Caroline minuscule

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1r - 19v
      Lex Ribuaria (type B, list of titles and text)
    • 19v - 20v, 50r - 51v
      Alcuin, Officia per ferias seu psalmi secandum dies hebdomadae singulos [...] dispositi: Confessio peccatorum (addition)
    • 21r - 49v
      Lex Salica (Karolina emendata, list of titles and text)
    • 52r - 66v
      Lex Alamannorum (type B, list of titles and text)
    • 67r - 105r
      Lex Baiuvariorum (type E, prologue, list of titles and text) Stemma
    • 150r - v
      Capitula ad legem Baiuvariorum addita (addition, presumably 9th century)
    • 105v - 107r
      prayer, pseudo-Augustine
    • 107v - 167v
      Epitome Aegidii (praefatio, list of titles and text)

    References:


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    Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 852

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Vatikan (Vatican City State)
    Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
    Reg. Lat. 852

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    History:

    Origin:
    10th century (Mommsen, Meyer); 9th/10th century, France (Liebs); 9th century, Francia (Rio); 1st quarter of the 9th century (Bischoff)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 99 foll.
    Size:


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1r - 6r
      Formelsammlung von Tours (three fragments in Tironian notes)
    • 6v
      two further texts (medical content [?]) in Tironian notes
    • 7r - 99v
      Epitome Aegidii (praefatio, list of titles and text)

    References:


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    Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 846

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Vatikan (Vatican City State)
    Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
    Reg. Lat. 846

    Siglum (by Mordek 1995): V13
    Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): E 11

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    N.B.: Bernhard Bischoff mentions incorrectly the Codex Theodosianus for this codex.

    History:

    Origin:
    8th century (Hänel, Mommsen, Meyer); 820s/30s, Tours (Liebs); 1st quarter of the 9th century, France (Mordek, „vom Hofe abhängig, in Tours-ähnlichem Stil“ [Bischoff]); 1st quarter of the 9th century (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff); 1st quarter of the 9th century (Bischoff)

    Provenance:
    1647 in possession of Alexandre Petau. (Eckhardt 1962)


    Physical description:

    Material: Parchment
    Quires:
    Number: 114 foll.
    Size: 245 x 192-195 mm
    Text block: 200 x 135-140 mm
    Lines: 25

    Script: Caroline minuscule and Tironian notes

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1r
      table of contents by Petaus; alphabet, excercise syllables for learning Tironian notes and parts of the Lord's Prayer (9th/10th century)
    • 1v - 67v
      Epitome Aegidii of the Lex Romana Visigothorum (list of titles and text; foll. 1v-8v additions to the capitulatio in Tironian notes)
    • 68r - 79r
      Isidore, Etymologiae
    • 79v - 96r
      Lex Salica (type E, list of kings, list of titles, long prologue and text) Stemma
    • 96r - 97v
      Childeberti II decretio
    • 97v
      Lex Salica (type E, epilogue)
    • 97v - 98v
      Capitulare Haristallense
    • 99r - 114v
      various texts (mostly in Tironian notes, e.g. Defensor of Ligugé, Liber scintillarum and Eucherius of Lyon, Instructiones as well as Isidore, Etymologiae)

    References:


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