lex: Lex Romana Burgundionum

Oxford, Bodleian Library, Hatton 42

Oxford, Bodleian Library, Hatton 42

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Repository:

Oxford (Great Britain)
Bodleian Library
Hatton 42

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): O1


History:

Origin:
ca. middle of the 9th century, Brittany (foll. 189-204) (Mordek); part I: ca. 1st third of the 9th century, Brittany, part II: ca. 1st/2nd quarter of the 9th century, North France (?) (Bischoff)

Provenance:
Corbie (?), since the 11th century in Worcester, then probably since 1623 in Oxford (Flechner)


Physical description:


Quires:
Number: 204 sheets (3 parts)
Size: 315 x 215 mm


Script:

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1r - 130r, 133v-134r
    Collectio canonum Hibernensis
  • 130r - 132v
    Excerpta de libris Romanorum et Francorum
  • 132v - 133v
    Lex innocentium of Adamnán of Iona
  • 134v - 138r
    Lex Romana Visigothorum (Gai Institutiones I)
  • 138r - 139r
    kinship panels, text on homicide
  • 138v
    Addendum of the 10th or 11th century: Lex Romana Burgundionum (tit. 2,1-6)
  • 138v
    Addendum of the 10th or 11th century: Epitome Aegidii (Nov. Valent. 3)
  • 139v - 142v
    various texts by Isidore of Seville
  • 142r - v
    penitential texts
  • 142v - 188v
    Collectio canonum Dionysio-Hadriana
  • 189r - 204v
    collection of capitularies of Ansegis
  • 204v
    Epitome Aegidii (CTh 9,1,11; Addendum of the 10th or 11th century)

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Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. Lat. 7277

Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. Lat. 7277

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Repository:

Vatikan (Vatican City State)
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Vat. Lat. 7277

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

History:

Origin:
8th or 9th century (von Salis); 9th/beginning of the 10th century, Gaul (Meyer); 8th/9th century, Burgundy (presumably Flavigny) (Bischoff)


Physical description:


Quires:
Number: 127 foll.
Size: 220 x 128 mm


Script:

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1v - 23
    Lex Romana Burgundionum
  • 23 - 125
    Leges novellae (Sylloge primaria)

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Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. Lat. 5766

Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. Lat. 5766

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

Vatikan (Vatican City State)
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Vat. Lat. 5766

Note(s): The fragments of the Codex Theodosianus, that were overwritten with John Cassian, belong to those of the manuscript Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria, A. II. 2.

History:

Origin:
7th century (von Salis); 7th to 8th century (Codex Theodosianus and Lex Romana Burgundionum) (CLA); 8th century (Mommsen)

Provenance:
1461 in Bobbio (No. 44 in the library catalogue); a major part of the codex got to the Vatican in 1618, the other part presumably remained in Bobbio until 1803 with the same shelfmark as used before. (CLA)


Physical description:


Quires:
Number:
Size: 280 x 190 mm (Cassian), max. 285 x 263 mm (Fragmenta Vaticana), 330 x 280 mm (Codex Theodosianus), 280 x 205 mm (Lex Romana Burgundionum)


Script:

Glosses:


Contents:

  • John Cassian, Collationes (partly palimpsested)
  • 17 - 24, 58 - 63, 82 - 100
    Fragmenta Vaticana (palimpsest)
  • 25 - 43, 46 - 48
    Codex Theodosianus (palimpsest, fragment)
  • 44 - 45
    title fragments of the Lex Romana Burgundionum (palimpsest)
  • further fragments

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Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 1128

Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 1128

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Repository:

Vatikan (Vatican City State)
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Reg. Lat. 1128

Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 73

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N.B.: Bernhard Bischoff mentions incorrectly the Codex Theodosianus for this codex. The manuscript contains the Lex Romana Visigothorum.

History:

Origin:
10th century, Gaul (Hänel, Meyer); ca. 900, Fleury (Liebs); late 9th or 10th century, West-Frankish origin (Beyerle/Buchner); 10th century (von Salis); 10th or 11th century (Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966); 10th century, Burgundy (?) (Kottje); 1st half of the 9th century (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff); 1st half of the 9th century, St Gall (Avenarius); 1st half of the 9th century, rather France (Kaiser); 1st/2nd quarter of the 9th century, West France (partially Tours?), with initials from Reichenau(?) (Bischoff)

Provenance:
In possession of Alexandre Petau in 1647 (Eckhardt 1962, Avenarius 2005)


Physical description:


Quires:
Number: 271 sheets, loss afterwards
Size: ca. 350 x 246 mm

Lines: 35
Columns: 2 columns

Script: Caroline minuscule and Uncial

Glosses:


Contents:

  • flyleaf of Alexandre Petau
  • 1ra - b
    Incipit to the list of titles of the excerpts from the Codex Theodosianus; note of possession by Alexandre Petau
  • 1va - 3va
    list of titles to the excerpts from the Codex Theodosianus
  • 4r
    Incipit to the excerpts from the Codex
  • 4va - 100vb
    excerpts from the Codex Theodosianus with interpretations
  • 100vb
    Explicit to the excerpts from the Codex
  • 101ra - 102vb
    list of titles to the excerpts from the post-Theodosian novellae, the Gai Epitome, Pauli sententiae and to Papinianus
  • 103ra - 141vb
    excerpts from the post-Theodosian novellae with interpretations, the Gai Epitome, Pauli sententiae and to Papinianus
  • 141vb - 150va
    Gai Epitome with heading
  • 150va - 187va
    Pauli sententiae with heading and interpretationes
  • 187va - 190rb
    excerpts from the Codex Gregorianus with heading and interpretations
  • 190rb - va
    excerpts from the Codex Hermogenianus with interpretations
  • 190vb
    excerpt from Papinianus
  • 190vb - 202vb
    Liber singularis regularum
  • 203ra - 211va
    Notae iuris
  • 212ra - 232vb
    Lex Burgundionum (type A, list of titles and text with extravagantes)
  • 212ra - 214rb
    Lex Romana Burgundionum (title 17 and 44)
  • 233ra - 241vb
    Lex Ribuaria (type B, list of titles and text)
  • 242ra - 258ra
    Lex Salica (Karolina, list of titles and text)
  • 258va - 271vb
    Lex Alamannorum (type B, list of titles and text)

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Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 1050

Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 1050

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Repository:

Vatikan (Vatican City State)
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Reg. Lat. 1050

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): V19
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 72

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N.B.: Vat. Reg. Lat. 1050 corresponds to "Vaticanus reginae 379" (Montfaucon No. 379), as mentioned by Mommsen 1905, S. CIII. This manuscript is therefore not identical with Reg. Lat. 379.

History:

Origin:
11th century (Hänel, Mommsen); middle of the 9th century, France (Liebs); early 2nd half of the 9th century, France (Mordek); 10th century (von Salis, von Schwind, Eckhardt, Beyerle/Buchner, Meyer); 10th century, West France (?) (Kottje); middle of the 9th century, Francia (Rio); middle of the 9th century (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff); (2nd quarter/) middle of the 9th century, France (Bischoff)

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


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires:
Number: 166 foll. (numbered 1-165 + 1 unnumbered sheet after 128, the first 4 sheets derive from younger codices), some quires in the back are assembled incorrectly
Size: ca. 305 x 228 mm
Text block: ca. 225 x 165 mm
Lines: 31
Columns: 2 columns

Script: Caroline minuscule

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1r - 4v
    fragments (later integrated)
  • 5ra - 14ra
    Isidore, Etymologiae
  • 14rb - va
    Extract from the cognition treatise by Aelius Gallus
  • 14va - 118va
    Lex Romana Visigothorum (date line of Alaric, two separated lists of titles with the explanatio, text (excerpts), followed by a summary of the books of the Lex Romana Visigothorum)
  • 118va - 124vb
    Lex Romana Burgundionum (list of titles and text)
  • 148ra - 157vb
    excerpts with juridical content
  • 157vb - 158rb
    treatise on the Franco-Roman administration
  • 158va - 159ra
    Isidore, Etymologiae
  • 159rb - va
    excised
  • 159vb - 160r
    empty
  • 160va - 162rb
    various capitularies
  • 162va - vb
    Lex Baiuvariorum (prologue, shortened)
  • 162vb - 163ra
    Lex Salica (Karolina emendata, long prologue)
  • 163ra - rb
    Lex Salica (Karolina emendata, short prologue)
  • 163rb - v
    addendum (12th century) and probationes pennae
  • 140ra - 147vb
    Lex Salica (Karolina emendata, list of titles and text)
  • 125ra - 134ra
    Lex Ribuaria (type B, list of titles and text)
  • 134rb - 139vb
    Lex Alamannorum (type B, list of titles and text)
  • 164ra - vb
    appendix to the collection of formulae from Tours
  • 165
    empty - except for probationes pennae

References:

  • Hänel 1849 p. LXXXVIII
  • von Salis 1892 p. 20
  • Meyer 1905 p. XLIII, LIV
  • Mommsen 1905 p. C
  • von Schwind 1926 p. 188
  • Buchner 1940 p. 87-88
  • Beyerle/Buchner 1954 p. 37
  • Eckhardt 1962 p. XXV
  • Lehmann / Eckhardt 1966 p. 16
  • Kottje 1987 p. 366, 372
  • Schott 1988 p. 105
  • Mordek 1995 p. 847-852 [PDF-Download]
  • Kaiser 2002 p. 241
  • Liebs 2002 p. 110 (n. 104)
  • Hartmann 2008 p. 89 (n. 148), 95 (n. 186), 96 (n. 196), 97, 326-327
  • Lauranson-Rosaz 2009 p. 244 (n. 13)
  • Rio 2009 p. 268-269
  • Bischoff 2014 p. 438
  • Coma Fort 2014 p. 284-288
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 111, 146, 218, 222, 256
  • Kaiser 2017a p. 357 (n. 30), 367, 406
  • Kaiser 2017b p. 311-318, 321-329, 352
  • Ubl 2017 p. 234
  • Laura Viaut, Jacques Cujas et le »Codex Vesontinus«. Réflexion et nouveaux éléments de recherche sur un code de droit romano-barbare disparu, in: Francia 48 (2021), p. 237-258.
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    Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 520

    Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 520

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Vatikan (Vatican City State)
    Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
    Reg. Lat. 520

    Siglum (by Mordek 1995): V9
    Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 68

    Digital image available at BAV


    History:

    Origin:
    10th century (von Salis, Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966, Meyer); foll. 94-100: Roman law fragments: 9th and 10th century; foll. 101-110: ca. middle of the 9th century, presumably from France; foll. 111-120: middle to 2nd half of the 9th century, France (Mordek); 4th quarter of the 9th century (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff); Lex Alamannorum: 9th century, France, Lex Romana and capitularies: ca. 1st/2nd quarter of the 9th century (Bischoff)

    Provenance:
    In possession of Pierre Daniel. (Eckhardt 1962)


    Physical description:

    Material: Parchment
    Quires:
    Number: 123 foll.
    Size:


    Script: Caroline minuscule

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 57, 94, 95, 96r - 98r, 100
      Lex Romana Visigothorum (single constitutions and Nov. Valent. 35)
    • 99
      Lex Romana Burgundionum (titles 1. 2. 11.)
    • 101ra - rb
      Pactus Childeberti I et Chlotarii I
    • 101va - 102vb
      Childeberti II decretio Stemma
    • 102vb - 104ra, 108ra - 110va
      various capitularies
    • 104ra - 108ra
      Annales Petaviani
    • 110va
      Capitula de Iudaeis (addition 9th/10th century)
    • 110va - vb
      9th Council of Toledo (addition from the 10th century)
    • 111 - 120
      Lex Alamannorum Stemma

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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)
    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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    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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