Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 18238

Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 18238

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich


Paris (France)
Bibliothèque Nationale
Lat. 18238

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): P26
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 46

Digital image available at BnF


1st half of the 9th century (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff); 2nd quarter or middle of the 9th century, North France (the Ansegis-fragment foll. 21-40 is younger: 9th/10th century or 10th century, 1st half; presumably North France [St Amand?]) (Mordek); 2nd half of the 9th century (Bischoff HA); ca. 2nd quarter of the 9th century, France (Bischoff)

presumably in possession of Antoine Loisel; might have been in St Pierre de Beauvais; in Paris since 1756. (Eckhardt 1962)

Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Number: 83 foll.
Size: ca. 180 x 125 mm
Text block: 120-128 x 80-83 mm

Script: Caroline minuscule



  • 1r - 3v, 5r - v, 4r - v, 6r - 20r
    various capitularies
  • 20v
    prayer (addition 10th century)
  • 21r - 40v
    Ansegis' collection of capitularies
  • 41r - 83v
    Lex Salica (Karolina emendata, long prologue, list of titles and text) Stemma



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