lex: Constitutiones Sirmondianae

Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, A. 46 inf.

Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, A. 46 inf.

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

Mailand (Italy)
Biblioteca Ambrosiana
A. 46 inf.

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): Mi
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 78

N.B.: Karl August Eckhardt includes this codex in his scholarly edition of the Pactus legis Salicae, although it only carries the Childeberti II. decretio. The Childeberti II. decretio is almost exclusively transmitted in the context of Lex Salica manuscripts (especially type D and E). Regarding this issue see the article by Wilhelm Alfred Eckhardt.

History:

Origin:
end of the 9th century, Reims (Liebs); 10th century (Mommsen, Williams); end of the 9th century, Reims (Mordek); 3rd third of the 9th century, Reims (Bischoff); partly 4th quarter of the 9th century, partly turn from the 9th to the 10th century, area of Reims (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff)

Provenance:
During the 15th century in possession of the Benedictine Monastery S. Dionigi in Milan (Eckhardt 1962, Mordek)


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires:
Number: 159 foll.
Size: ca. 290 x 245 mm


Script: Caroline minuscule

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1r - 15r
    various capitulationes
  • 15r
    short additions and notice of possession
  • 15v - 85v
    Collectio duorum librorum I
  • 51r - 52v
    Constitutiones Sirmondianae within a treatise by Florus of Lyon
  • 85v
    Pseudo-Johannes IV
  • 86r - 130v
    Collectio duorum librorum II
  • 130v
    Isidore, Etymologiae and other additions (11th century)
  • 131r - 135v, 136r - 139r
    collection of capitularies of Ansegis
  • 135v, 139r - 141v
    various capitularies
  • 141v - 142r
    excerpt from the Collectio canonum Dacheriana
  • 142r
    additions from the 11th and 12th century
  • 142v - 143r
    Laterculus provinciarum imperii Romani
  • 143r - v, 151r
    Notitia Galliarum
  • 144r - 150r
    excerpt from the Collectio canonum Anselmo dedicata
  • 150r - v
    excerpts from the pseudo-Isidorian decretals (additions from the 11th century)
  • 151r - v
    council of Piacenza (additions from the 12th century)
  • 152r - 156r
    excerpt from the Epitome Aegidii
  • 156r
    excerpts from the pseudo-Isidorian decretals (additions from the 11th century)
  • 156v - 157v
    Childeberti II. decretio Stemma
  • 157v
    Pseudo-Lucius I.
  • 157v - 158r
    further excerpts from the pseudo-Isidorian decretals (additions from the 11th century)
  • 158v - 159v
    Admonitio synodalis

References:

  • Mommsen 1905 p. XXXVII, CI, CCCLVI
  • Eckhardt 1962 p. XXVI
  • Williams 1971 p. 89
  • Mordek 1995 p. 233-240, 613, 615, 811 [PDF-Download]
  • Schmitz 1996 p. 177-182
  • Liebs 2002 p. 111 (n. 107)
  • Bischoff 2004 p. 149
  • Kaiser 2007 p. 201-202, 276-277, 279-280, 287-294
  • Ganivet 2009 p. 279 (n. 1)
  • Hartmann 2008 p. 95 (n. 183), 167, 174, 188, 325-326, 328
  • Coma Fort 2014 p. 315-316
  • Ganz 2015 p. 264
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 263
  • Trump 2021 p. 66-68
  • Dominik Trump, Römisches Recht in Reims: Ein Exzerpt aus der Epitome Aegidii in der Handschrift Mailand, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, A. 46 inf., in: Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte. Romanistische Abteilung 133 (2016), p. 322-371.
  • Detlef Liebs, Geltung kraft Konsenses oder kraft königlichem Befehl? Die lex Romana unter den Westgoten, Burgundern und Franken, in: Verena Epp / Christoph H. F. Meyer (Hrsg.), Recht und Konsens im frühen Mittelalter (Vorträge und Forschungen 82), Ostfildern 2017, p. 63-85, hier p. 80-83.

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    Berlin, Staatsbibliothek – Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Phill. 1741

    Berlin, Staatsbibliothek – Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Phill. 1741

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Berlin (Germany)
    Staatsbibliothek - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
    Phill. 1741

    Note(s): together with Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. Lat. 1283, foll. 95/96

    History:

    Origin:
    end of the 10th century (Hänel); 10th century (Liebs); 10th century, Reims (Mommsen, Meyer); 3rd third of the 9th century, Reims (Bischoff); foll. 209/210: 1st half of the 7th century, Italy / South of France (CLA)

    Provenance:
    used by Hincmar of Rheims


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 210 foll.
    Size: 295 x 245 mm


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • Lex Romana Visigothorum (excerpts)
    • Constitutiones Sirmondianae (1-7)
    • Collectio Dionysio-Hadriana

    References:

  • CLA VIII Nr. **825
  • Hänel 1849 p. LXXXV-LXXXVII
  • Meyer 1905 p. LVIII-LX
  • Mommsen 1905 p. LXXXVII-XCI, CCCLXXIX
  • Poly 1992 p. 42 (n. 16 p. 58), 48 (n. 49 p. 60), 65
  • Vessey 1993 p. 182-183
  • Bischoff 1998 p. 88
  • Hellmann 2000 p. 222
  • Liebs 2002 p. 117 (n. 142), 258 (n. 671 p. 257)
  • Hartmann 2008 p. 181, 225 (n. 189), 321
  • Lauranson-Rosaz 2009 p. 244 (n. 13)
  • Kaiser 2010 p. 576
  • Coma Fort 2014 p. 248-249
  • Corcoran 2015 p. 131-144
  • Ganz 2015 p. 264
  • Licht 2018 p. 59, 262 (n. 670)
  • Valentin Rose, Verzeichnis der Lateinischen Handschriften der Königlichen Bibliothek zu Berlin, Bd. 1: Die Meermann-Handschriften des Sir Thomas Phillipps (Die Handschriften-Verzeichnisse der Königlichen Bibliothek zu Berlin, Bd. 12), Berlin 1893.
  • Joachim Kirchner, Beschreibendes Verzeichnis der Miniaturen und des Initialschmuckes in den Phillipps-Handschriften (Beschreibende Verzeichnisse der Miniaturen-Handschriften der Preussischen Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Bd. 1), Leipzig 1926.
  • Carolingian Canon Law-Project

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