Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, Voss. Lat. Q. 119

Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, Voss. Lat. Q. 119

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Leiden (Netherlands)
Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit
Voss. Lat. Q. 119

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): Le
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 17

Digital image available at Biblioteca Europea

Note(s): According to Mordek 1995 p. 211 the manuscript Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 10755 (olim Suppl. Lat. 1046) from 1839 or 1840 is a copy of the Leiden codex, which contains the Lex Salica with the Edictum Chilperici, the Pactus Childeberti I. et Chlotharii I. and the Childeberti II. decretio.

History:

Origin:
10th century (Hänel, Mommsen); 4th quarter of the 9th century, vicinity of Paris (Liebs); 4th quarter of the 9th century (foll. 1-119) and beginning of the 10th century (foll. 120-141), Paris area (Mordek); 9th/10th century / beginning of the 10th century (?), probably South-West France (Bischoff); 10th century (Beyerle/Buchner); 9th century (von Schwind, Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966); foll. 1-119: 4th quarter of the 9th century, French („offenbar in Chartres benutzt“ [Bischoff]), foll: 120-142: beginning of the 10th century (Kottje); 2nd half of the 9th century, Paris area, used in Chartres around the year 1000 (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff)

Provenance:
1614 in possession of Paul Petau, afterwards in possession of his son Alexandre. Bought by the Leiden library together with the collection of Isaac Vossius. (Eckhardt 1962)


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires:
Number: 141 foll.
Size: 220-222 x 170-175 mm
Text block: 160-180 x 110 mm
Lines: 24-32

Script: Caroline minuscule

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1r - 10r
    Isidore
  • 10r
    Constitutiones Sirmondianae (no. 1, excerpt)
  • 10r - 12r
    letter from bishop Chrodebert of Tours to Boba
  • 12r
    Deuteron. 22, 25-27
  • 12r - 64r
    Epitome Aegidii
  • 64r
    Lex Salica (Recapitulatio solidorum) Stemma
  • 64v - 83v
    Lex Salica (long prologue Stemma [type E], list of titles and text Stemma [Karolina emendata] with Capitula legi Salicae addita Stemma)
  • 83v - 84v
    Chilperici edictum (561/584)
  • 84v - 86v
    Capitula legi Salicae addita
  • 86v - 87v
    Pactus Childeberti I. et Chlotharii I.
  • 87v - 88v
    Childeberti II. decretio
  • 88v
    Lex Salica (epilogue, excerpt from the short prologue)
  • 89r - 93v
    Lex Ribuaria (type B)
  • 93v - 108r
    Lex Alamannorum (type B, list of titles and text)
  • 108r - 131r
    Lex Baiuvariorum (type A, prologue and text) Stemma
  • 131r - v
    two Carolingian ordinalia
  • 132r - 141v
    various capitularies
  • 141v
    some short prayers - presumably executed as probationes pennae (10th or 11th century)

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