Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4409

Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4409

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich


Paris (France)
Bibliothèque Nationale
Lat. 4409

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): P33
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): E 12

Digital image available at BnF


10th century, Gaul (Hänel); late 9th century, North France (Liebs); end of the 9th century, (North) France (Mordek); 10th century (Mommsen, Meyer); 9th century (Bischoff HA); end of the 9th century (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff); end of the 9th century, North France (Bischoff)

From the library of Charles IX (1560-1574) in Fontainebleau. (Eckhardt 1962)

Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Number: 183 foll.
Size: 273-278 x 215-220 mm
Text block: 215-228 x 150-165 mm
Lines: 24, 26, 33, 35

Script: Caroline minuscule



  • 1r - 10v
    Isidore, Etymologiae
  • 10v - 24v, 33r - 35v, 25r - 32v, 36r - 120r
    Lex Romana Visigothorum (list of titles and text with in part heavily glossed text, younger glosses and younger explanationes titulorum)
  • 120r - v
    Formula extravagans I no. 5
  • 120v
    Lex Salica (list of kings)
  • 120v - 124ra
    Latin-Latin glossary
  • 124rb - 133v
    Lex Salica (type E, list of titles, list of kings, long prologue and text) Stemma
  • 133v - 134v
    Childeberti II. decretio Stemma
  • 134v
    Lex Salica (epilogue)
  • 135r - 144v
    collection of formulae from Tours
  • 144v - 183v
    Epitome Aegidii



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