lex: Epitome Aegidii

Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 852

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)

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Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 846

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)

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Stuttgart, Württembergische Landesbibliothek, iur. 4° 134

Stuttgart, Württembergische Landesbibliothek, iur. 4° 134

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

Stuttgart (Germany)
Württembergische Landesbibliothek
iur. 4° 134

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): St1

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History:

Origin:
late 9th/10th century (Hänel following Pertz); 10th/11th century or 1st half of the 11th century, Alemannia (St Gall [?] [according to Hoffmann]) (Mordek, Liebs); 10th century (Mommsen); 10th/11th century or 1st half of the 11th century (Kaiser); 10th century (Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966); 10th/11th century (Kottje)

Provenance:
Premonstratensian monastery Weißenau near Ravensburg (Mordek)


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires:
Number: 199 + 2 foll.
Size: 218 x 145 mm
Text block: 160 x 95 mm
Lines: 21

Script: Caroline minuscule

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1r - 33r
    Lex Alamannorum (type B, list of titles and text)
  • 33v
    empty (end of quire)
  • 34r - 136v
    Ansegis' collection of capitularies
  • 136v - 137r
    Isidore, Etymologiae
  • 137r - 160r
    excerpt of the Epitome Aegidii
  • 160r - 161v
    Sacra privilegia concilii Vizaceni (Cap. 6) Stemma
  • 161v - 162v
    Constitutiones de rebus ecclesiasticis (capp. 19-22, based on Epitome Iuliani capp. 488-490, 492, 493), Council of Chalkedon (can. 17)
  • 162v - 163r
    three chapters from the Epitome Aegidii (addition to the excerpt)
  • 163r - 172v
    Erchanberti breviarium regum Francorum with the Monachi Augiensis continuatio
  • 173r - 199v
    capitularies and excerpts from Ansegis' collection of capitularies
  • 200r - 201v
    fragmentary work on Latin grammar (taken from another 10th century codex

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St. Paul im Lavanttal, Archiv des Benediktinerstiftes 4/1

St. Paul im Lavanttal, Archiv des Benediktinerstiftes 4/1

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

St. Paul im Lavanttal (Austria)
Archiv des Benediktinerstiftes


Siglum (by Mordek 1995): S
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 19

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History:

Origin:
beginning of the 10th century (Hänel); 1st third of the 9th century, North Italy (Liebs); 1st third of the 9th century (after 816 resp. 818/819 and 825), North Italy (Aquileia (?), according to Bischoff the codex originates from the same scriptorium as Vatikan, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Barb. Lat. 679) (Mordek); 10th century (Mommsen); 1st third of the 9th century, North Italy (Kaiser); main part presumably written before 818/819, probably of North Italian origin (Beyerle/Buchner); 9th century (von Salis, von Schwind, Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966); beginning of the 9th century (817-823?), North-East Italy (Aquileja?) (Kottje); 818/819, North Italy (Eckhardt 1962)

Provenance:
Bought by Martin Gerbert, abbot of St Blasien, from the estate of councillor Kruft. Got to St Paul within the context of secularisation. (Eckhardt 1962)


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires:
Number: 184 foll.
Size: 302-305 x 193-197 mm
Text block: ca. 220-230 x 155 mm
Lines: 24-26

Script: Caroline minuscule

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1r
    empty - except for two stamps of the St Paul archive
  • 1v - 2r
    two miniatures
  • 2v
    empty - except for St Paul archive stamp
  • 3ra - 6va, 154r - 168vb, 169va - 183v
    various capitularies (e.g. capitularies of Mantua)
  • 6vb - 26vb
    Lex Ribuaria (type B, list of titles and text)
  • 27ra - 57va
    Lex Salica (Karolina emendata, list of titles and text)
  • 57va - 93va
    Lex Baiuvariorum (type E, list of titles and text) Stemma
  • 93va - 116va
    Lex Alamannorum (type B, list of titles and text)
  • 116vb - 134rb
    Epitome Aegidii of the Lex Romana Visigothorum
  • 134v
    empty - except for St Paul archive stamp (end of quire)
  • 135ra - 153v
    Lex Burgundionum (type B)
  • Lex Romana Burgundionum (title 17)
  • 162rb - 164ra
    Liutprandi notitia de actoribus regis (733)
  • 168vb - 169rb
    Capitula excerpta canonica (excerpt from the Collectio Herovalliana)
  • 184r
    Indiculus eorum qui sacramentum fidelitatis iuraverunt
  • 184v
    probatio pennae, two stamps of the St Paul archive

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St. Gall, Stiftsbibliothek, 729

St. Gall, Stiftsbibliothek, 729

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

St. Gallen (Switzerland)
Stiftsbibliothek
729

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): Sg5
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): E 14

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History:

Origin:
9th century (Hänel, Mommsen, Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966); 820s/30s, Tours (Liebs); 1st quarter of the 9th century, France (court circle?) (Mordek); ca. 1st to 2nd quarter of the 9th century, „französisch“ (Bischoff) (Kottje); beginning of the 9th century, French (some sililarities to the early Tours script) (Bischoff HA); 1st quarter of the 9th century, presumably in West France (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff); 1st(/2nd) quarter of the 9th century, (West-)France ("Leges scriptorium" ?) (Bischoff)

Provenance:
mentioned in the earliest catalogue of St Gall library; later in Greplang castle; bought back by the library in 1768 together with the estate of Gilg Tschudi. (Eckhardt 1962)


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires:
Number: 3 parts, 203 foll. (paginated 1-404, 49a, 49b)
Size: 235 x 160 mm

Lines: 19-25

Script: Caroline minuscule

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1 - 260
    Epitome Aegidii of the Lex Romana Visigothorum
  • 261 - 328
    Lex Salica (type E, list of titles, long prologue and text) Stemma
  • 328 - 334
    Childeberti II decretio
  • 334
    Lex Salica (epilogue)
  • 335 - 404
    Lex Alamannorum (type A, text) Stemma

References:

  • Hänel 1849 p. LXXVIII-LXXIX
  • Mommsen 1905 p. CI
  • Eckhardt 1962 p. XVII
  • Lehmann / Eckhardt 1966 p. 13
  • Kottje 1987 p. 366, 373
  • Schott 1988 p. 105
  • Mordek 1995 p. 423, 666, 668-671 [PDF-Download]
  • Bischoff HA Fiche 67, 5.10 (p. 83)
  • Liebs 2002 p. 111 (n. 107), 222 (n. 489 p. 221, 490)
  • Hartmann 2004 p. 321
  • Kaiser 2010 p. 580-581
  • Siems 2013 p. 203 (n. 53), 206
  • Bischoff 2014 p. 332
  • Coma Fort 2014 p. 312-313
  • Ubl 2014 p. 47 (n. 16), 59-60, 64
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 195-196, 198, 215-217, 262
  • Ubl 2017 p. 173-174, 231-232
  • Die Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen. Bd. 3, Abt. V: Codices 670-749. Iuridica. Kanonisches, römisches und germanisches Recht. Beschreibendes Verzeichnis bearbeitet von Philipp Lenz und Stefania Ortelli, Wiesbaden 2014, p. 247-251.
  • Wenn Bücher Recht haben. Justitia und ihre Helfer in Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen. Katalog zur Jahresausstellung in der Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen (30. November 2014 bis 8. November 2015), St. Gallen 2014, p. 38-39.

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    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, nouv. acq. Lat. 2318

    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, nouv. acq. Lat. 2318

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Paris (France)
    Bibliothèque Nationale
    nouv. acq. Lat. 2318

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    History:

    Origin:
    8th/9th century (Mommsen, Liebs); 8th/9th century, Notre-Dame (Bischoff HA); ca. 4th quarter of the 9th century, France (Bischoff)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 1 sheet, 2 halfs and the upper part of a double sheet
    Size: 165 x 97 mm
    Text block: 143 x 75 mm
    Lines: 20

    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:


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    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, nouv. acq. Lat. 204

    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, nouv. acq. Lat. 204

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Paris (France)
    Bibliothèque Nationale
    nouv. acq. Lat. 204

    Siglum (by Mordek 1995): P28
    Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 27

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    History:

    Origin:
    10/11th century (Mommsen, von Schwind, Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966); 820s/30s, Tours (Liebs); 2nd quarter of the 9th century, Tours (Mordek); 10th century (von Salis); 10th/11th century, „Tours o. Umgebung?“ (Bischoff) (Kottje); 9th or beginning of the 10th century (Bischoff HA); 1st half of the 9th century (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff); 1st(/2nd) quarter of the 9th century (post A.D. 818/819 ?), Tours (Bischoff)

    Provenance:
    Bought by Paris National library in 1875 (Eckhardt 1962, Krusch 1924)


    Physical description:

    Material: Parchment
    Quires:
    Number: 95 foll.
    Size: 235-237 x 190 mm
    Text block: 192-198 x 140-145 mm
    Lines: 27

    Script: Caroline minuscule

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1r - 20v
      Lex Salica (Karolina emendata, list of titles and text)
    • 20v - 24v
      various capitularies
    • 25r - 40v
      Lex Alamannorum (type B, list of titles and text)
    • 40v - 58v
      fragment the Lex Baiuvariorum (type E, prologue, list of titles and text)
    • 59r - 77r
      fragment of the Lex Burgundionum (type B, text)
    • Lex Romana Burgundionum (title 17, added as title 89 to the Lex Burgundionum)
    • 77r - v
      Formulae imperiales e curia Ludovici Pii, No. 15
    • 78r - 94v
      fragment of the Epitome Aegidii (praefatio, list of titles and text)
    • 95r - v
      small fragment with 11 deprecated lines; incomplete text of LRV CTh XIII 1 up to XIV 1, then XVI 1

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    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 9654

    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 9654

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Paris (France)
    Bibliothèque Nationale
    Lat. 9654

    Siglum (by Mordek 1995): P
    Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 32

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    History:

    Origin:
    late 10th or 11th century, presumably West Frankish origin (Beyerle/Buchner); 10th/11th century, Lotharingia (presumably Metz) (Mordek); 10th century (von Schwind, Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966, Sohm); 10th century, Metz, St Vincentius (Kottje); 10th century, Metz, St Vincent (Bischoff HA); 10th century, monastery of St Vincent in Metz (Eckhardt 1962)

    Provenance:
    St Vincent in Metz (Mordek); 1677 Collège Clermont; in Paris since 1810. (Eckhardt 1962)


    Physical description:

    Material: Parchment
    Quires:
    Number: 172 foll. (counted A, 1 - 171)
    Size: 270 x 200 mm


    Script: Caroline minuscule

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • Av
      miniature of a ruler
    • 1r - 11r, 11v - 14r, 14v - 70r, 70v - 121r, 121v - 122r
      comprehensive collection of capitularies, ecclesial capitula and council orders (e.g. Ansegis)
    • 11r - v
      formulae for oaths of allegiance
    • 14r - v
      Lex Salica (Recapitulatio solidorum) Stemma
    • 70r - v
      Lex Burgundionum (title 79 = BK 195 c. 1)
    • 70v
      CTh V 10 in the Epitome Aegidii version (= BK 195 c. 2)
    • 121r
      two lists of Frankish rulers
    • 121r - v
      Lex Salica (long prologue)
    • 121v
      Lex Salica (short prologue) Stemma
    • 122r - 134r
      Lex Salica (Karolina emendata, text)
    • 134r - 135r
      Lex Francorum Chamavorum
    • 135r - 143r
      Lex Ribuaria (type B, text)
    • 143v - 154r
      Lex Alamannorum (type B, text)
    • 154r - 171v
      Lex Baiuvariorum (type E, prologue, list of titles and text) Stemma

    References:

  • Sohm 1883 p. 115
  • Krusch 1924 p. 108-109
  • von Schwind 1926 p. 183
  • Buchner 1940 p. 78-80
  • Beyerle / Buchner 1954 p. 36
  • Eckhardt 1962 p. XX
  • Lehmann / Eckhardt 1966 p. 16
  • Kottje 1986 p. 21
  • Kottje 1987 p. 366, 373
  • Schott 1988 p. 105
  • Gontrum 1993 Part 2 p. 134-147
  • Mordek 1995 p. 35, 72, 82, 199, 201, 233, 289, 325, 333, 387, 401, 431, 466, 492, 494, 514, 537, 549, 553, 562-578, 592, 619-620, 701, 709, 781, 786, 819, 821, 836, 858, 1024, 1032 [PDF-Download]
  • Schmitz 1996 p. 133-135
  • Bischoff HA Fiche 31, 8.3 (p. 64), Fiche 32, 3.11 (p. 51)
  • Mordek 2005 p. 31-52
  • Hartmann 2008 p. 91, 95 (n. 191), 97, 199, 334
  • Coma Fort 2014 p. 322
  • Renard 2014 p. 1009-1020
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 26, 29-30, 32, 111, 124, 131, 145, 171, 173, 218, 221-222
  • Ubl 2017 p. 70, 225, 235, 241
  • Charles West, Legal Culture in Tenth-Century Lotharingia, in: Conrad Leyser / David W. Rollason / Hannah Williams (Hrsg.), England and the Continent in the Tenth Century: Studies in Honour of Wilhelm Levison (1876-1947) (Studies in the Early Middle Ages 37), Turnhout 2010, p. 351-375, hier p. 358-373.
  • 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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