Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Cod. Guelf. 50.2 Aug. 4°

Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Cod. Guelf. 50.2 Aug. 4°

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

Wolfenbüttel (Germany)
Herzog August Bibliothek
Cod. Guelf. 50.2 Aug. 4°

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): W2
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 57

Digital image available at Digitale Bibliothek HAB


History:

Origin:
1st half of the 9th century, presumably North-East France (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff); 1st half of the 9th century, probably North-East France (Mordek); 9th century, Wissembourg (?) (Bischoff HA); 1st/2nd quarter of the 9th century, North-East France (Bischoff)

Provenance:
Weißenburg Abbey (Elsace); bought by Duke August for the price of 8 Reichsthaler. (Eckhardt 1962)


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires:
Number: 63 foll.
Size: 180-185 x 115-120 mm
Text block: 140-145 x 75-80 mm
Lines: 21-23

Script: Caroline minuscule

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1r - 50v
    Lex Salica (Karolina emendata, list of titles and text)
  • 51r - 61r
    various capitularies
  • 61r - 62v
    liturgical text (prayers)
  • 63r
    probationes pennae

References:

  • Eckhardt 1962 p. XXIII
  • Mordek 1995 p. 586, 918-920 [PDF-Download]
  • Bischoff HA Fiche 26, 2.29 (p. 8)
  • Bischoff 2014 p. 500
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 109-110, 146, 208, 256
  • Ubl 2017 p. 237, 241
  • Otto von Heinemann, Die Augusteischen Handschriften. 5. Cod. Guelf. 34.1 Aug. 4º bis 117 Aug. 4º. Nachdr. der Ausg. 1903 (Kataloge der Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel. Neue Reihe, Bd. 8), Frankfurt am Main 1966.

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