Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Cod. Guelf. 1062 Helmst.

Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Cod. Guelf. 1062 Helmst.

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich


Wolfenbüttel (Germany)
Herzog August Bibliothek
Cod. Guelf. 1062 Helmst.


11th century (Bischoff HA); 10th century (Hartmann); Godescalc: 3rd or 4th quarter of the 9th century, France (Bischoff)

In possession of Flacius who wrote "Illyrica est" on fol. 1r. (von Heinemann)

Physical description:

Number: 226 foll.
Size: 180 x 160 mm




  • 1v - 2v, 3v - 18v, 219r - 226v
    various canonical texts
  • 3r
    single titles of the Epitome Aegidii (parts of 1,1-1,4 and 1,6) introduced as "Defloratio sentenciarum Theodosianae legis" (Transcription to be found at the Carolingian Canon Law Project)
  • 8r-v, 17r - 18v
    Epitome Iuliani (excerpts)
  • 19r - 217v
    Collectio Dacheriana
  • 218r - v
    Notitia Galliarum
  • 226r
    Godescalc, verses


  • Hänel 1849 p. 17 (cum n. c et a), 20 (cum n. d), 23 (cum n. a)
  • Conrat 1891 p. 228 (cum n. 6)
  • Mommsen 1905 p. CIII
  • Bischoff HA Fiche 26, 2.36 (p. 15)
  • Hartmann 2008 p. 330
  • Bischoff 2014 p. 505
  • Otto von Heinemann, Die Handschriften der Herzoglichen Bibliothek zu Wolfenbüttel. Abth. 1: Die Helmstedter Handschriften Bd. 3, Wolfenbüttel 1888, Nr. 1164, p. 35-36.
  • Abigail Firey, Continuing Recourse to Roman Law in the Carolingian Period: the example of ms Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Cod. Guelf. 1062 Helmst., in: Patrizia Carmassi / Gisela Drossbach (Hrsg.), Rechtshandschriften des deutschen Mittelalters. Produktionsorte und Importwege (Wolfenbütteler Mittelalter-Studien 29), Wiesbaden 2015, p. 211-243.

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