El Escorial, Real Biblioteca de San Lorenzo, D. I. 2

El Escorial, Real Biblioteca de San Lorenzo, D. I. 2

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

El Escorial (Spain)
Real Biblioteca de San Lorenzo
D. I. 2


History:

Origin:
10th century (finished in 976) (Zeumer); 976, Monasterio de Albelda (García López); 974-976, San Martín de Alvelda (Mordek); May 26th 974 or 974-976 (Kéry); Oviedo (Davies)

Provenance:
Written in Monasterio de Albelda the manuscript got into the possession of Count Buendia, who presented the codex to Philip II. Since 1576 in El Escorial. (Gontrum 1993) According to Wendy Davies the codex was written in Oviedo. (Davies 2016)


Physical description:

Material: parchment
Quires:
Number: 429 foll.
Size: 465 x 325 mm

Lines: 39-40

Script:

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 20r - 238v, 248 - 341r
    Collectio Hispana
  • Council of Toledo
  • Isidore, Etymologiae and De fide catholica contra Iudaeos
  • Mozarabic calendar
  • history of Mohammed
  • names of illustrious men
  • Vita Salvi abbatis Albaildensis
  • homilies of Gregory the Great
  • excerpts from the regula Benedicti
  • three sermons of Augustine
  • 385v - 428r
    Lex Visigothorum

References:

  • Zeumer 1902 p. XXIV
  • Gontrum 1993 Part 2 p. 182-196
  • Mordek 1995 p. 1047 [PDF-Download]
  • García López 1996 p. 36, 121-124
  • Kéry 1999 p. 60, 62
  • Keefe 2012 p. 72, 232
  • Wendy Davies, Windows on Justice in Northern Iberia 800–1000, London / New York 2016 p. 12 n. 18

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