lex: Leges Langobardorum

Embraces the following “leges”: Adelchis principis capitula, Aistulfi leges, Arichis II principis capitula, Edictus Rothari, Leges a Grimoaldo additae, Liutprandi leges, Ratchis leges

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)
Stiftsbibliothek
4/1

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

Digital image available at Carolingian Culture at Reichenau & St. Gall


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
Columns: 2 columns

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

References:

  • Hänel 1849 p. LXXVIII
  • von Salis 1892 p. 16
  • Mommsen 1905 p. CI
  • Krusch 1924 p. 80-87
  • von Schwind 1926 p. 183
  • Buchner 1940 p. 74-78
  • Beyerle / Buchner 1954 p. 36
  • Eckhardt 1962 p. XVIII
  • Lehmann / Eckhardt 1966 p. 16
  • Kottje 1986 p. 20
  • Kottje 1987 p. 363, 364, 373
  • Schott 1988 p. 105
  • Gontrum 1993 Part 2 p. 52-68
  • Mordek 1995 p. 106, 358, 373, 677, 685-695, 751, 757, 761, 856, 891-892 [PDF-Download]
  • Bischoff 1998 p. 304
  • Liebs 2002, p. 111 (n. 107), 222 (n. 489 p. 221, 490-493, 495)
  • Kaiser 2004 p. 714-717, 730 (n. 4), 733 (n. 21), 780, 828 (n. 11-12), 839 (n. 10)
  • Bischoff 2014 p. 342
  • Coma Fort 2014 p. 314
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 110, 125, 133, 146, 208, 210, 218, 220, 222, 263
  • Ubl 2017 p. 223, 233, 237
  • Trump 2021 p. 111-115
  • Stefan Esders, Deux libri legum au service des fonctionnaires du royaume d'Italie à l'époque carolingienne, in: Charlotte Denoël / Anne-Orange Poilpré / Sumi Shimahara (Hrsg.), Imago libri. Représentations carolingiennes du livre (Bibliologia 47), Paris 2018, p. 79-84, 292-294, hier p. 79-82, 292-293.

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    St. Gall, Stiftsbibliothek, 730

    St. Gall, Stiftsbibliothek, 730

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    St. Gallen (Switzerland)
    Stiftsbibliothek
    730

    Digital image available at e-codices

    Note(s): with leaves from the Zurich codex (Zurich, Zentralbibliothek, C 389)

    History:

    Origin:
    7th century, Lombardy, possibly Bobbio or close by (Siewert 1993); 7th century, Bobbio (Dold 1940); 2nd half of the 7th century, presumably near Bobbio (CLA)


    Physical description:

    Material: Parchment
    Quires:
    Number: 53 foll.
    Size: 205-210 x 140 mm
    Text block: 155-160 x 100-110 mm
    Lines: 18-21


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • Leges Langobardorum (Edictum Rothari)

    References:

  • CLA VII Nr. 949
  • Bluhme 1868 p. XII-XVI
  • Dold 1940 p. 1-52
  • Siewert 1993 p. 209-210, 212
  • Siems 2013 p. 203 (n. 53)
  • Anton von Euw, Zur künstlerischen Ausstattung früher Leges-Handschriften. Cod. 729, 730 und 731 der Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen, in: Kristin Böse / Susanne Wittekind (Hrsg.), AusBILDung des Rechts. Systematisierung und Vermittlung von Wissen in mittelalterlichen Rechtshandschriften, Frankfurt a.M. 2009, p. 62-81, hier p. 70-81.
  • Musik im Kloster St. Gallen. Katalog zur Jahresausstellung in der Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen (29. November 2010 bis 6. November 2011), St. Gallen 2010, p. 106-107.
  • Schafe für die Ewigkeit. Handschriften und ihre Herstellung. Katalog zur Jahresausstellung in der Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen (1. Dezember 2013 bis 9. November 2014), St. Gallen 2013, p. 26-31.
  • 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. 251-253.
  • 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. 70-71.

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    Salzburg, Bibliothek der Erzabtei St. Peter, Fragmente 20

    Salzburg, Bibliothek der Erzabtei St. Peter, Fragmente 20

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Salzburg (Austria)
    Bibliothek der Erzabtei St. Peter
    Fragmente 20


    History:

    Origin:
    2nd half of the 9th century, South-East German area (following Forstner), Italian (following Bischoff) (Siewert 1993)


    Physical description:


    Quires:


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • Leges Langobardorum (Leges Liutprandi capp. 136-137, 151-153; part of the prologue to the laws of Ratchis)

    References:


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    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4614

    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4614

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Paris (France)
    Bibliothèque Nationale
    Lat. 4614

    Digital image available at BnF

    Note(s): together with Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4669 (Mordek)

    History:

    Origin:
    10th century (von Schwind, Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966, Bluhme); 10th century, North Italy (Kottje); 11th century (Bischoff HA)

    Provenance:
    From the de Thous library. (Krusch 1924)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number:
    Size: 443 x 291 mm
    Columns: 2 columns

    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1r - 55r
      Leges Langobardorum
    • ab 55v
      Lex Alamannorum
    • ab 66v
      Lex Baiuvariorum (type E) Stemma
    • Lombarda in 4 books (13th century)
    • Roffredus, De pugna (14th century)

    References:

  • Bluhme 1868 p. XXXIV-XXXVII
  • von Schwind 1926 p. 183
  • Lehmann / Eckhardt 1966 p. 16
  • Kottje 1986 p. 20
  • Kottje 1987 p. 364, 374
  • Schott 1988 p. 105
  • Siewert 1993 p. 211
  • Mordek 1995 p. 1031-1032 [PDF-Download]
  • Bischoff HA Fiche 31, 7.56 (p. 18)
  • Hartmann 2008 p. 97, 337
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 209, 216, 218, 221-222
  • 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.

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    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4613

    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4613

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Paris (France)
    Bibliothèque Nationale
    Lat. 4613

    Siglum (by Mordek 1995): P5

    Digital image available at BnF


    History:

    Origin:
    10th century, Italy (Mordek); 10th century (Bischoff HA, Bluhme)


    Physical description:

    Material: Parchment
    Quires:
    Number: 100 foll. (counted 1 - 98, 49bis, 55bis)
    Size: 280-285 x 160-168 mm


    Script: Caroline minuscule

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1r - 13r
      fragment of the Edictus Rothari
    • 13r - 15r
      Leges a Grimoaldo additae (without capitulatio)
    • 15v - 52v
      Liutprandi leges (Capitulatio, prologue and text)
    • 52v - 53r
      Memoratorium de mercedibus commacinorum (without capitulatio, added to Liutprand's laws as Cap. CLXV)
    • 53r - 57r
      Ratchis leges (without capitulatio)
    • 57r - 62v
      Aistulfi leges
    • 62v
      Aistulfi regis capitulum spurium
    • 62v - 98v
      various capitularies

    References:


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    Münster, Universitätsbibliothek, fragment unsigned (deposit private property Siewert)

    Münster, Universitätsbibliothek, fragment unsigned (deposit private property Siewert)

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Münster (Germany)
    Universitätsbibliothek
    Fragment unsigniert (Depositum aus dem Privatbesitz Siewert)

    N.B.: The fragment was acquired by the antiquarian Dr Jörn Günther and then sold to the State Library Berlin (with thanks to Professor Mark Mersiowsky, University of Stuttgart, for this information).

    History:

    Origin:
    9th century, presumably Salzburg (Siewert 1993)


    Physical description:


    Quires:


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • Leges Langobardorum

    References:


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    Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Lat. 5260

    Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Lat. 5260

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    München (Germany)
    Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
    Lat. 5260

    Siglum (by Mordek 1995): M10

    Digital image available at BSB München


    History:

    Origin:
    12th century (von Schwind); 1st half of the 12th century (after 1119), Herrenchiemsee (home library) (Kottje); 12th century (after 1120), Bavaria (Mordek)

    Provenance:
    Cloister Chiemsee; from the collection of the bavarian privy councillor Johann Caspar Lippert; bought by the later BSB Munich after Lippert's death in 1821 (Krusch)


    Physical description:

    Material: Parchment
    Quires:
    Number: 39 foll.
    Size: 213 x 148 mm


    Script: Caroline minuscule

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1r - 27v
      Lex Baiuvariorum (type B, prologue, list of titles and text) Stemma
    • 18v, 28v - 30v
      Capitulare seu canones concilii Neuchingensis
    • 27v - 28v
      Capitulare seu canones concilii Dingolfingensis
    • 30v - 33v
      various capitularies
    • 33v - 34r
      Edictus Rothari (cc. 180, 179, 178)
    • 34r - 38rb
      so-called Parvum Chronicon Chiemseense
    • 38v - 39v
      Karoli Magni decretum de expeditione Romana (spurium)

    References:


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    Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Lat. 3519

    Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Lat. 3519

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    München (Germany)
    Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
    Lat. 3519

    Siglum (by Mordek 1995): M11

    Digital image available at BSB München


    History:

    Origin:
    12th century (von Schwind); 1st half of the 12th century (after 1125), Niederalteich (?) (Kottje); 2nd half of the 12nd century, South of Germany (Mordek); Augsburg (Deutinger)

    Provenance:
    in possession of Marcus Welser; got into possession of Augsburg city library afterwards (Krusch)


    Physical description:

    Material: Parchment
    Quires:
    Number: 49 foll.
    Size: 217 x 150 mm


    Script: Caroline minuscule

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1r - 36r
      Lex Baiuvariorum (type B, prologue, list of titles and text) Stemma
    • 36r - 37r
      Capitulare seu canones concilii Dingolfingensis
    • 26v, 37r - 39r
      Capitulare seu canones concilii Neuchingensis
    • 39r - 43r
      various capitularies
    • 43r - v
      Edictus Rothari
    • 43v - 47va
      so-called Parvum Chronicon Chiemseense
    • 47vb - 49r
      Karoli Magni decretum de expeditione Romana (Spurium)

    References:

  • Krusch 1924 p. 55-56
  • von Schwind 1926 p. 184
  • Kottje 1986 p. 20
  • Siewert 1992 p. 166
  • Siewert 1993 p. 211
  • Mordek 1995 p. 284-287, 315, 317, 354, 400, 903, 912 [PDF-Download]
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 118-119, 144
  • Ubl 2017 p. 184
  • Karl Halm / Georg von Laubmann / Wilhelm Meyer (Hrsg.), Catalogus codicum latinorum Bibliothecae Regiae Monacensis, Bd. 1,2: Codices num. 2501-5250 compl., München 1894.
  • Erwin Rauner, Katalog der lateinischen Handschriften der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek München. Die Handschriften aus Augsburger Bibliotheken. Bd. 1: Stadtbibliothek (Clm 3501-3661) (Catalogus codicum manu scriptorum Bibliothecae Monacensis T. 3, Ser.nov. Ps. 3,1), Wiesbaden 2007.
  • Roman Deutinger, Die Lex Baioariorum in Niederaltaich, in: Stephan Deutinger / Roman Deutinger (Hrsg.), Die Abtei Niederaltaich. Geschichte, Kultur und Spiritualität von der Gründung bis zur Säkularisation, St. Ottilien 2018, p. 259-274, hier p. 266-267.

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