lex: Lex Romana Visigothorum

Embraces the following “leges”: Breviarium abbreviatum (Hänel LIX-LXX), Epitome Aegidii, Epitome Guelpherbytana, Epitome Monachi, Epitome Suppl. lat. 215 (Scintilla)

Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 3877

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.
  • Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 3877, in: Capitularia. Edition der fränkischen Herrschererlasse, bearb. von Karl Ubl und Mitarb., Köln 2014ff.

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    Innsbruck, Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum, FB 32.143/1

    Innsbruck, Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum, FB 32.143/1

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Innsbruck (Austria)
    Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum
    FB 32.143/1


    History:

    Origin:
    ca. 3rd quarter of the 9th century, France (?) (Bischoff)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 2 foll. (mutilated)
    Size:

    Lines: 23

    Script: Caroline minuscule

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • Lex Romana Visigothorum (fragment; 9,11,1-9,15,2)

    References:

  • Bischoff 1998 p. 323
  • Coma Fort 2014 p. 350
  • Herbert Kalb, Lex Baiuvariorum, Vita Corbiniani und laesio enormis, in: Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte: Germanistische Abteilung 106 (1989), p. 325-330, hier p. 327 n. 13.

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

    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)

    Digital image available at Digitale Bibliothek HAB


    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

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

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

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

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    History:

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


    Physical description:


    Quires:


    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

    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
  • Coma Fort 2014 p. 322
  • 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

    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 = BK 195 c. 1)
    • 78v
      Epitome Aegidii (CTh V 10 = BK 195 c. 2)
    • 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:


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    Oxford, Bodleian Library, Hatton 42

    Oxford, Bodleian Library, Hatton 42

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    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)


    Physical description:


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


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1r - 130r
      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
    • 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
      notes on weights and measures
    • 142r - v
      fragment of a penitential
    • 142v - 188v
      Collectio canonum Dionysio-Hadriana
    • 188v - 204v
      collection of capitularies of Ansegis
    • 204v
      Epitome Aegidii (CTh 9,1,11; Addendum of the 10th or 11th century)

    References:


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    Bern, Burgerbibliothek, 314

    Bern, Burgerbibliothek, 314

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Bern (Switzerland)
    Burgerbibliothek
    314


    History:

    Origin:
    11th century (Conrat, Hagen)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 120 foll.
    Size:


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:


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