lex: Codex Theodosianus

The Theodosian Code

Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 886

Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 886

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

Vatikan (Vatican City State)
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Reg. Lat. 886

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History:

Origin:
6th century, Lyon (CLA); 6th century (Dold 1941); 6th century, Italy (?) (Poly); 6th century, Rome (Sirks)

Provenance:
In possession of Jean du Tillet and Alexandre Petau. (CLA)


Physical description:


Quires:
Number: 448 foll.
Size: 245 x 240 mm


Script:

Glosses:


Contents:

  • Codex Theodosianus (books 9-16)
  • Nov. Theod. 7,4,8 (marginal scholion to CTh 11,30,42; incorrectly labeled "novella Valentiniani")

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Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria, A. II. 2

Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria, A. II. 2

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

Turin (Italy)
Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria
A. II. 2

Note(s): The codex was destroyed in 1904. The fragments of the Codex Theodosianus, that were overwritten with John Cassian, belong to those of the manuscript Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. Lat. 5766.

History:

Origin:
pre-7th or 8th century (Mommsen); beginning of the 6th and 7th century, presumably France and Italy (Codex Theodosianus) (CLA); 5th century (Dold 1941 following Zangemeister-Wattenbach)


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Contents:

  • 3 - 112
    Augustinus, Collatio cum Maximino, contra Maximinum libri II (palimpsest)
  • 3 - 46 (?), 54 (?) - 72 (?), 73, 74, 75 (?) - 112, 113
    Cicero, Epistulae and Orationes (fragments, palimpsest)
  • 113
    Cyprian, De opere et Eleemosynis (palimpsest)
  • John Cassiann, Collationes (partly palimpsest)
  • Codex Theodosianus (fragment, books 14-16, palimpsest)
  • Iulius Valerius, Res gestae Alexandri (palimpsest)

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Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 12445

Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 12445

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

Paris (France)
Bibliothèque Nationale
Lat. 12445

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History:

Origin:
10th century (Hänel); 9th/10th century (Liebs, Mommsen, Meyer); 9th or 10th century / 2nd half of the 9th century (Bischoff HA); 2nd half of the 9th century, Reims (Hartmann); 9th century (Williams); 2nd half of the 9th century, 870/871 at the latest, Reims (Schneider); around the year 870 (between the end of 868 and 871), Reims (Böhringer); Canonum collectio: 3rd quarter of the 9th century (Bischoff)

Provenance:
used by Hincmar of Rheims (Corcoran), St Germain-des-Prés (Schneider)


Physical description:


Quires:
Number: 237 foll.
Size: 260 x 325 mm


Script:

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1ra - 2rb
    Notitia Galliarum
  • 2rb - 4rb
    Praefatio to the pseudo-Isidorian decretals
  • 4va - 6ra
    Ordo 2
  • 6ra - 6vb
    correspondence
  • 6vb - 8vb
    pseudo-Isidorian parts on the Council of Nicaea
  • 8bis
    quotes on the organization of the church
  • 9ra - 11vb
    pseudi-Isidorian preface to a special recension of the Collectio Dionysio-Hadriana
  • 11vb - 17va
    three canons and a glossary
  • 17va - 150vb
    Collectio Dionysio-Hadriana (capitulatio and text)
  • 151ra - 153ra
    Decretum Gelasianum
  • 153ra - 156ra
    penitential
  • 156va - 163ra
    Martin of Braga, Capitula
  • 163ra - 166vb
    Capitula Angilramni
  • 167ra - 237rb
    canon law collection from various sources
  • 185ra - 187va
    tractate on marriage by Hincmar of Reims
  • 187va - 194va
    Codex Theodosianus (excerpts from book XVI: 1,2-3; 2,2 with Int., 2,12, 2,23 with Int., 2,35, 2,39 with Int., 2,44, 2,1-4, 2,8, 2,10, 2,14, 2,16, 2,19-20, 2,26, 2,29-31, 2,34, 2,36, 2,38, 2,40-41, 2,47; 4,2; 5,1, 5,4, 5,51-53, 5,60; 7,3, 7,1; 8,1, 8,5, 8,7, 8,6, 8,16, 8,27-28; 9,1 with Int., 9,2, 9,5; 10,10, 10,21; 11,1-3)
  • 194va - 196vb
    Constitutiones Sirmondianae (1-7)
  • 196vb - 198vb, 199vb - 202vb, 210vb - 214rb, 216vb - 219va, 220vb - 224rb, 234rb - 235ra
    Lex Romana Visigothorum (CTh 9,1 with Int., CTh 1,1,1-2 with Int.; Int. Nov. Valent. 12, Nov. Valent. 12 and 8, Int. Nov. Valent. 12; CTh 2,26, PS 5,4-5, PS 5,15-19, CTh 4,14 with Int., CTh 4,15 with Int., CTh 4,16 with Int., CTh 11,14 with Int., PS 5,34-39, CTh 11,11 with Int.; CTh 4,16-20 with Int.; Nov. Valent. 12 with Int.)
  • 210ra - 210vb
    Leges novellae (Nov. Valent. 8,1 and 8,2)
  • 237ra - rb
    Epitome Iuliani (Capp. 366 and 511)

References:

  • Hänel 1849 p. LXXXV-LXXXVII
  • Meyer 1905 p. LVIII-LX
  • Mommsen 1905 p. LXXXVII-XCI, CCCLXXIX
  • Williams 1971 p. 86-87, 112-114, 130
  • Böhringer 1990 p. 18-47
  • Böhringer 1992 p. 66-68
  • Poly 1992 p. 42 (n. 16 p. 58), 43 (n. 22 p. 58), 48 (n. 49 p. 60), 64
  • Vessey 1993 p. 182-183
  • Mordek 1995 p. 31-32 [PDF-Download]
  • Schneider 1996 p. 152-153
  • Bischoff HA Fiche 31, 8.11 (p. 72), Fiche 32, 3.17 (p. 59)
  • Liebs 2002 p. 98 (n. 27), 99 (n. 39), 117 (n. 142), 258 (n. 671 p. 257)
  • Schon 2006 p. 21-23
  • Hartmann 2008 p. 74, 180-181, 322, 324, 326, 329
  • Lauranson-Rosaz 2009 p. 244 (n. 13)
  • Kaiser 2010 p. 576 Anm. 103
  • Keefe 2012 p. 103-104, 126, 128-129, 143-144, 152-153, 164-165, 176-177, 323-324
  • Bischoff 2014 p. 198-199
  • Coma Fort 2014 p. 245-248
  • Corcoran 2015 p. 131-144
  • Ganz 2015 p. 264, 266
  • Léopold Delisle / Godefridus Henschenius / Daniel Papebroch (Hrsg.), Inventaire des manuscrits latins conservés à la Bibliothèque impériale sous les nos. 11504-14231 du fonds latin, Paris 1868 (Nachdruck Hildesheim 1974), p. 52.
  • Rolf Bergmann und Stefanie Stricker unter Mitarbeit von Yvonne Goldammer und Claudia Wich-Reif, Katalog der althochdeutschen und altsächsischen Glossenhandschriften, Bd. 3, Berlin / New York 2005, p. 1456-1457 (No. 764).

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    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 9643

    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 9643

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Paris (France)
    Bibliothèque Nationale
    Lat. 9643

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    History:

    Origin:
    6th century, Lyon (CLA); 6th century (Bischoff HA following CLA, Dold 1941 following Mommsen)

    Provenance:
    In possession of Étienne Charpin (Lyon), who gave the codex to Jacob Cujas for creating his edition; later in possession of Pierre Pithou, who perhaps received it from his uncle; coat of arms of Le Peletier de Rosanbo on the title page.


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 123 foll.
    Size: 275 x 220 mm


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    Monte Cassino, Archivio dell‘Abbazia, 522

    Monte Cassino, Archivio dell‘Abbazia, 522

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Montecassino (Italy)
    Archivio dell'Abbazia
    522


    History:

    Origin:
    10th/11th century (Mommsen)


    Physical description:


    Quires:


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • Codex Theodosianus (six reviewed Constitutiones)

    References:

    Mommsen 1905 p. LXXXIX, CIII,

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    Cologny (Geneva), Bibliotheca Bodmeriana, Bodmer 107

    Cologny (Geneva), Bibliotheca Bodmeriana, Bodmer 107

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Cologny (Genf) (Switzerland)
    Bibliotheca Bodmeriana
    Bodmer 107

    Siglum (by Mordek 1995): Cy
    Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 62

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    History:

    Origin:
    10th century (Beyerle / Buchner); end of the 9th century, presumably North-West Germany (Mordek); end of the 9th century, North-West German (Kottje); 9th or 10th century (Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966); ~2nd quarter of the 9th century, Lower Germany (Bischoff); first quarter of the 10th century (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff)

    Provenance:
    Probably already in the 17th century in Counts Solm possession. (Eckhardt 1962); found by Dr Wernicke in Bunzlau. (Krusch 1924)


    Physical description:

    Material: Parchment
    Quires:
    Number: 143 foll.
    Size: 240 x 175 mm
    Text block: 170 x 120-125 mm
    Lines: 22


    Script: Caroline minuscule

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1r - 3v, 19r
      excerpts from Isidore
    • 3v - 17r
      excerpts from the Codex Theodosianus (books 9-16)
    • 17v - 18v
      Regula Benedicti, c. 4
    • 19r - v
      two prayers
    • 20r - 21v
      canonical texts
    • 22r - 56r, 135v
      Lex Salica (Karolina emendata)
    • 56v - 76v
      Lex Ribuaria (type B)
    • 76bisr - 104v
      Lex Alamannorum (type B)
    • 105r - 132v
      Lex Baiuvariorum (type E) Stemma
    • 133r - 135v, 135v - 140r, 142r - 143v
      various capitularies
    • 140r - 142r
      Lex Salica (Recapitulatio solidorum) Stemma

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    Berlin, Staatsbibliothek – Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Lat. fol. 270

    Berlin, Staatsbibliothek – Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Lat. fol. 270

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Berlin (Germany)
    Staatsbibliothek - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
    Lat. fol. 270

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    Note(s): Addition to Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4406. Foll. 1-13 are commonly referred to as "Papinianus". Some leaves of the codex Berlin, Staatsbibliothek - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Lat. Fol. 636 belong to this manuscript.

    History:

    Origin:
    9th century (Hänel); 8th/9th century, Gaul (Liebs); 9th century (Mommsen, Meyer); fol. 1-13: 1st quarter of the 9th century , presumably West or South of France (Bischoff); fol. 14-16: ~8th/9th century, France (Bischoff); beginning of the 9th century (Kaiser); 8th/9th century, France (CLA); 9th century (von Salis)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number:
    Size: 355 x 230 mm


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    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1 - 10
      Lex Romana Burgundionum
    • 11 - 13
      Appendix I and II to the Lex Romana Visigothorum
    • 14 - 16
      excerpts from the Codex Theodosianus with two interpolated constitutions (Nov. Valent. 34, Constitutio Sirmondiana prima and Nov. Valent. 27,7)

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    Halberstadt, Domschatz, Inv.-Nr. 465-466

    Halberstadt, Domschatz, Inv.-Nr. 465-466

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Halberstadt (Germany)
    Domschatz
    Inv.-Nr. 465-466


    History:

    Origin:
    2nd half of the 5th century, North Italy (CLA); 5th / beginning of the 6th century (Dold 1941, Liebs)

    Provenance:
    The fragment was found in the cover of codex Halberstadt Ms. 22 (now: St. Petersburg, Rossijskaja Nacional'naja Biblioteka, F. 955 op. 2 Nr. 76), a medical collection of the 14th century. (CLA, HAB)


    Physical description:

    Material: Parchment
    Quires:
    Number: 2 foll.
    Size: 275-278 x 218-222 mm
    Text block: 185 x 220 mm (Codex Theodosianus)
    Lines: 28 (Codex Theodosianus)


    Script: Uncial, Half-Uncial

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • pseudo-Apuleius
    • Codex Theodosianus (fragment, palimpsest; titles XII 1,179-183, XIV 3,22-4,2)

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