Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4406

Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4406

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich


Paris (France)
Bibliothèque Nationale
Lat. 4406

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late 9th/beginning of the 10th century, Gaul (Hänel); 9th century, France (Liebs); 9th century (Mommsen); 9th century (Bischoff HA); foll. 1-56: ca. 3rd quarter of the 9th century, South France, area of Lyon (?), foll. 57-59: ca. 3rd third of the 9th century, France (Bischoff)

Physical description:

Number: 72 foll.
Size: 350/362 x 220/258 mm (foll. 1-59)
Text block: 262/265 x 177/145 mm (foll. 1-59)
Lines: 29-30 (foll. 1-59)
Columns: 2 columns (foll. 1-56)




  • 1 - 56v
    Lex Romana Visigothorum (fragmentary from CTh XII,1,2 onwards)
  • 44r
    Constitutiones Sirmondianae (no. 1, following CTh XVI,5,3)
  • 56r
    list of kinship denominations (fragmentary [end])
    (Hänel 1849 p. 458 [Forma VI])
  • 56r - 58v
    Lex Romana Visigothorum (fragmentary: prologue, Formulae iudiciales secundum legem Romanam, cognition treatise by Aelius Gallus, other treatises, list of titles of book I and II)
    (Zeumer 1886 p. 534-536)
  • 59r - v
    list of kinship denominations (fragmentary [beginning]; cognition treatise by Aelius Gallus)
    (Hänel 1849 p. 458 [Forma VI])
  • 60 - 67
    Lex Romana Visigothorum (13th quire from Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 9652)
  • 68r - v
    Formulae iudiciales secundum legem Romanam (fragmentary)
    (Zeumer 1886 p. 534-536)
  • 69r - 72r
    collection of quotations on the prohibition of incest (e.g. CTh 3,12)



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