Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 18237

Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 18237

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich


Paris (France)
Bibliothèque Nationale
Lat. 18237

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): P25
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): C 6

Digital image available at BnF


9th century (von Schwind, Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966); 2nd quarter of the 9th century, presumably from France (Mordek); 2nd quarter of the 9th century, Paris, N.-Dame (Kottje); ca. 1st half of the 9th century, Notre-Dame, partly Tours (Bischoff HA); 2nd quarter of the 9th century (Eckhardt 1962); ca. 2nd quarter of the 9th century, East France (Bischoff)

In possession of Antoine Loisel at the beginning of the 17th century. (Eckhardt 1962)

Physical description:

Size: 221-225 x 156-161 mm
Text block: 155-210 x 105-135 mm
Lines: 19-21, 26-27

Script: Caroline minuscule



  • Ar - v, 1v, 96bis - ter
    various capitularies (on paper sheets, presumably written in the 16th century)
  • 1bis r - 64v
    Ansegis' collection of capitularies
  • 64a - 64d
    paper sheets, partly containing additions to the text
  • 65r
    probationes pennae
  • 65va - 66ra
    Lex Salica (type D, long prologue) Stemma
  • 66ra-rb
    Lex Salica (type C, short prologue) Stemma
  • 66rb - 68ra
    Lex Salica (type C, Septem causae)
  • 68ra - 92va
    Lex Salica (type C, list of titles and text) Stemma
  • 92va - 94va
    Pactus Childeberti I et Chlotharii I
  • 94va - 96rb
    Childeberti II decretio Stemma
  • 96v
  • 97ra - 120vb
    Isidore, Etymologiae
    [ N.B.: Merkel and von Schwind's identification of the prologue of the Lex Baiuvariorum might be based on this excerpt, cf. Mordek 1995 p. 616 [PDF-Download] ]
  • 121r
  • 121v - 144v
    Lex Alamannorum (type B, list of titles and text)



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