Modena, Biblioteca Capitolare, O. I. 2

Modena, Biblioteca Capitolare, O. I. 2

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Repository:

Modena (Italy)
Biblioteca Capitolare
O. I. 2

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): Mo
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): S 82

Digital image available at Archivio Capitolare di Modena

Note(s): The legal codex of Eberhard of Friaul from ca. 829-836 served as a model for this manuscript. (Eckhardt 1962)

History:

Origin:
991/992 (Beyerle/Buchner); end of the 10th century (~991), North Italy (Mordek); 990/991 (Buchner, Eckhardt 1962); 10th century, written not after 990 (von Schwind); ~990, North Italy (Kottje); 991 (Eckhardt 1966); 10th century (Schott); before 991 (Bluhme); middle of the 10th century (?) (Russo, Bougard); 2nd half of the 9th century (Bracciotti)

Provenance:
presumably in long-standing possession of the cathedral chapter (Eckhardt 1962)


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires:
Number: 218 foll.
Size: ca. 265 x 170 mm

Lines: 26-29

Script: Caroline minuscule

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1r - v
    fragment of another codex (12th century)
  • 2r - 4r, 4v
    Isidore, Etymologiae
  • 4r
    Capitulare Olonnense ecclesiasticum primum
  • 5r
    empty
  • 5v - 7v
    Origo gentis Langobardorum with a list of the Lombard kings
  • Liber legum of Lupus:
  • -- 7v - 8r
    list of emperors from Christ's birth onwards
  • -- 8v
    empty
  • -- 9r - v
    Lex Baiuvariorum (prologue) Stemma
  • -- 9v - 10r
    Lex Salica Stemma (type S, long and short prologue) Stemma
  • -- 10r - v
    dedication poem by Lupus of Ferrières to the Liber legum
  • -- 10v - 11r
    short version of De legibus divinis et humanis
  • -- 11r
    paraenesis on just jurisdiction
  • -- 11v
    miniature of the four Salic legislators
  • -- 12r - 29r
    systematized Lex Salica version by Lupus (list of titles and text)
  • -- 29r - v
    Lex Salica (Recapitulatio solidorum)
  • -- 30r
    miniature of the Ribuarian legislator
  • -- 30v - 41v
    Lex Ribuaria in the redaction by Lupus (type A, list of titles and text) Stemma
  • -- 42r
    miniature of the enthroned Lombard kings Ratchis and Aistulf
  • -- 42v - 107v
    systematized version of the Lex Langobardorum by Lupus (list of titles and text)
  • -- 108r - 109v, 111v - 125r
    Lex Alamannorum (type A, list of titles and text) Stemma
  • -- 110r - 111r
    pictures of 160 busts of Alemannic legislators
  • -- 125r - 152r
    Lex Baiuvariorum in the redaction by Lupus (type F, list of titles and text) Stemma
  • -- 152r - 154r
    list of rubrics by Lupus on the following capitularies of Charlemagne
  • -- 154v
    miniature of Charlemagne and Pepin of Italy
  • -- 155r - 203v
    various capitularies and council canons
  • 203v - 205r
    Capitula Papiae optimatibus ab imperatore pronuntiata, Capitulare missorum
  • 205v
    empty
  • 206r - 215v
    calendar from 991 onwards with computistic tables and manuals
  • 216r - v
    empty except for probationes pennae

References:

  • Bluhme 1868 p. XL-XLII
  • Tardif 1895 p. 663, 667, 670 (n. 3), 671, 673
  • Krusch 1924 p. 110-113
  • von Schwind 1926 p. 184
  • Buchner 1940 p. 63-65
  • Beyerle / Buchner 1954 p. 34
  • Eckhardt 1962 p. XXVI
  • Lehmann / Eckhardt 1966 p. 13
  • Kottje 1986 p. 20
  • Kottje 1987 p. 364, 374
  • Schott 1988 p. 102, 105
  • Siewert 1992 p. 166
  • Gontrum 1993 Part 2 p. 91-111
  • Siewert 1993 p. 211
  • Mordek 1995 p. 29, 100, 126, 132, 135-137, 144-146, 148, 256-268, 289, 667, 677, 907 [PDF-Download]
  • Bracciotti 1998 p. 57-64
  • Pohl 2001 p. 122-129
  • Kaiser 2007 p. 257 (n. 266), 465 (n. 65)
  • Hartmann 2008 p. 95 (n. 194), 96 (n. 200), 98, 337
  • Schmitz 2011 p. 32
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 110, 144
  • Giuseppe Russo, Leggi longobarde nel Codice O.I.2. della Biblioteca Capitolare di Modena, in: Atti del 6° Congresso internazionale di studi sull'alto medioevo, Milano, 21-25 ottobre 1978, Spoleto 1980, p. 607-622, hier p. 614-616.
  • François Bougard, La justice dans le Royaume d'Italie de la fin du VIIIe siècle au début du XIe siècle (Bibliothèque des Ecoles Françaises d'Athènes et de Rome 291), Rom 1995, p. 30-31 (cum n. 44).
  • Paolo Golinelli / Giuseppa Z. Zanichelli (Hrsg.), Leges Salicae, Ripuariae, Longobardorum, Baioariorum, Caroli Magni. Archivio del Capitolo della Cattedrale di Modena, O.I.2. Edizione con CD-Rom, Modena 2008.

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