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Münster, Landesarchiv NRW, Abteilung Westfalen, msc. VII. 5201

Münster, Landesarchiv NRW, Abteilung Westfalen, msc. VII. 5201

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

Münster (Germany)
Landesarchiv NRW
Abteilung Westfalen, msc. VII. 5201

Siglum (by Mordek 1995):

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History:

Origin:
middle of the 10th century (von Schwerin); 2nd quarter of the 10th century (presumably 945 or shortly after), Corvey (Mordek)

Provenance:
Corvey (Mordek)


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires:
Number: 165 foll. (3 parts, paginated)
Size: 235 x 195 mm


Script: Caroline minuscule

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1 - 4
    modern double folio: pseudo-Evaristus; Hieronymus, Ep. 125 ad Rusticum monachum and about the Sabbath commandment; modern table of contents
  • 5 - 19
    Lex Saxonum (text without capitulatio)
  • 19 - 27
    Lex Thuringorum
  • 28 - 60
    various capitularies
  • 61 - 62
    astrologic-computistical text
  • 62 - 63
    On the four fasting month
  • 63 - 64
    Paenitentiale Cummeani
  • 64 - 87
    Capitula Angilramni with excerpts from the Church Fathers
  • 88 - 91
    excerpt from the pseudo-Isidorian decretals
  • 92 - 94
    Admonitio generalis
  • 94 - 103
    collection of canons, passages from the scripture and patristics on judical issues (a presumably unknown excerpt from the Collectio Hibernensis)
  • 103 - 104
    Breviarium Hipponense, Cap. 9
  • 104 - 106
    report on the forms of public repentance and the abolition of repentance priests by Nectarius of Constantinople
  • 107 - 126
    collection of matrimonial matters from the Church Fathers
  • 159 - 174
    canonical excerpts
  • 175 - 178
    Council of Worms
  • 178 - 183, 185 - 188
    various works of Hrabanus Maurus (with quote of Inst. 3,6 pr.-8)
  • 184 - 185
    three matrimonial canons
  • 188
    Paenitentiale mixtum Pseudo-Bedae-Egberti
  • 188 - 190
    Innocence I
  • 191 - 221
    Paenitential of Halitgar of Cambrai
  • 221 - 269
    Paenitentiale mixtum Pseudo-Bedae-Egberti with prologues, ordo and capitulatio
  • 270
    poem
  • 271 - 324
    copy book with charters for Corvey
  • 324 - 325
    advices from Basil the Great to the pupils of Libanius
  • 326
    empty
  • 327 - 328
    prayers to the royal mess
  • 328
    begin of a diploma of Otto the Great (addition 12th century)

References:

  • von Schwerin 1918 p. 10, 53
  • Mordek 1995 p. 134, 228, 378-386, 771 [PDF-Download]
  • Schon 2006 p. 26
  • Hartmann 2008 p. 76, 139, 168, 169 (n. 346), 240-241, 310, 333
  • Tischler 2008 p. 232 (n. 115)
  • Kottje 2012 p. 120
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 26, 72, 81, 144, 207
  • Wolfgang Kaiser, Ein unbekanntes Zitat von Institutiones Iustiniani 3,6 pr.-8 in einer Abhandlung des Hrabanus Maurus zum Ehehindernis der Verwandtschaft, in: Holger Altmeppen / Ingo Reichard / Martin Schermaier (Hrsg.), Festschrift für Rolf Knütel zum 70. Geburtstag, Heidelberg 2010, p. 513-557.
  • Karl Ubl, Ein unbekanntes Gutachten des Hrabanus Maurus? Anmerkungen zu einem Neufund, in: Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte. Kanonistische Abteilung 97 (2011), p. 369-374.

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    Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, C. 29 inf.

    Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, C. 29 inf.

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Mailand (Italy)
    Biblioteca Ambrosiana
    C. 29 inf.

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    History:

    Origin:
    12th century, Gaul (Hänel); 11th century (Mommsen, Kaiser)


    Physical description:


    Quires:


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • various works by Cicero (10th/11th century [Mommsen]; 9th century [Bischoff HA])
    • Institutiones of Iustinianus
    • 144 - 161
      Lex Romana Visigothorum
    • rythm

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    London, British Library, Add. 47676

    London, British Library, Add. 47676

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    London (Great Britain)
    British Library
    Add. 47676

    Digital image available at Biblioteca Europea

    N.B.: The shelfmark of this codex is not Add. 46676 as some studies propose.

    History:

    Origin:
    10th/11th century (Mommsen); end of the 10th century, Lower Italy (Liebs); end of the 10th century, Ravello (Mordek); foll. 1-156: late 10th century, foll. 157-164: 12th century, South Italy (Kaiser); late 9th or 10th century (Zeumer)

    Provenance:
    The first known provenance of this codex is in South Italy (Kaiser 2004).


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 164 foll; 19 counted quaternions; followed by 4 sheets; during the 12th century a further, not numbered quaternio was added
    Size: 210 x 290 mm


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1r - 156r
      Collectio Gaudenziana with the following content:
    • -- excerpts from the Epitome Aegidii
    • -- excerpts from the Appendix A of the Epitome Iuliani
    • -- excerpts from Justinian's Institutiones
    • -- excerpts from the Codex Iustinianus
    • -- excerpts from the Lex Visigothorum
    • -- Capitula incerta
    • -- apocryphal constitution of Theodosius II and Valentinian III
    • 156va - 164ra
      Epitome Iuliani (Capp. 132, 114, 161, 259, 324, 325, 373, 378, 392) with summae to the chapters
    • 164ra - 164rb
      Pseudo-Gregorius I

    References:

  • Zeumer 1902 p. XX
  • Mommsen 1905 p. CI
  • Mordek 1995 p. 104, 250, 758, 809 [PDF-Download]
  • Kaiser 2002 p. 229 (cum n. 96)
  • Liebs 2002 p. 111 (n. 108), 119 (n. 161), 222 (n. 500)
  • Kaiser 2004 p. 21, 320-324, 408, 659-668, 825-844
  • Kaiser 2007 p. 202, 223 (n. 116), 264-265, 270-271, 287-289, 291, 352, 356 (n. 37)
  • Radding / Ciaralli 2007 p. 70-72
  • Ganivet 2009 p. 302 (n. 92)
  • Hartmann 2008 p. 337
  • Loschiavo 2015 p. 89-90, 95
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 263
  • Trump 2021 p. 60-66
  • Wolfgang Kaiser, Collectio Gaudenziana und Textkritik des Codex Iustinianus, in: Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte. Romanistische Abteilung 132 (2015), p. 201-298.
  • Hans-Georg Hermann, Verformung, Verdrängung und Verlust von Rechtswissen in den Leges, in: Stephan Dusil / Gerald Schwedler / Raphael Schwitter (Hrsg.), Exzerpieren - Kompilieren - Tradieren. Transformationen des Wissens zwischen Spätantike und Frühmittelalter (Millennium-Studien 64), Berlin / Boston 2017, p. 105-129, hier p. 117-129.

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    Leipzig, Universitätsbibliothek, 3493 + 3494

    Leipzig, Universitätsbibliothek, 3493 + 3494

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Leipzig (Germany)
    Universitätsbibliothek
    3493 + 3494

    Digital image available at Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig


    History:

    Origin:
    9th century (Hänel, Mommsen); 1st third of the 9th century, Verona (Liebs); 1st third and middle of the 9th century, North Italy (presumably Verona, provenance: Udine) (Mordek); 2nd quarter and 2nd half of the 9th century, Verona (Bischoff); 1st third and middle of the 9th century, Verona (Kaiser, Meyer-Marthaler)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number:
    Size: pp. 1-54: 360 x 255 mm, pp. 55-354: 350 x 255 mm


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1 - 54b
      Epitome Iuliani (Capp. 25-141)
    • 55a - 150b
      Epitome Iuliani (Capp. 237-421)
    • 151a - 171b
      Epitome Iuliani (Capp. 513-564)
    • 171b - 183b
      Appendix B to the Epitome Iuliani
    • 183b - 184a
      Latin novellae of Iustinian on the colonate in Africa from September 6th 552 and September 22nd 558
    • 185b - 186a
      Latin kata poda of the beginning of the praefatio as well as of a part of Cap. 2 § 3 of Justinian's novella from Mai 1st 538 on the inception of imperial constitutions
    • 186a - 192a, 193a - b
      Constitutiones from the Codex Iustinianus (book 7)
    • 192b - 193a
      canons of the sixth actio of the Council of Chalkedon in the Collectio Vaticana version
    • 193b - 194a
      Constitutiones de rebus ecclesiasticis with capitulatio (edited version of the chapters 8-10 = Epitome Iuliani Capp. 458, 461, 467)
    • 194a - b
      Rufinus, Historia ecclesiastica X 2
    • 195 - 195b
      Lex episcoporum et ceteris clericorum (consisting of a rubric, inscription to a [apocryphal] constitution with kata poda to the praefatio and a chapter of a novella)
    • 195b - 196a
      law text (not yet identified)
    • 196a
      Epitome Aegidii (Nov. Marc. 5)
    • 196a - 197a
      title 4,2 pr.-1 from Justinian's Institutiones
    • 199a - 225a
      Appendix A to the Epitome Iuliani
    • 225a
      Edictum Theoderici (Capp. 85-87)
    • 225a - 232b
      Sacra privilegia concilii Vizaceni Stemma
    • 232b - 243b
      Constitutiones de rebus ecclesiasticis with capitulatio
    • 243 - 354
      Lex Romana Curiensis Stemma

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    El Escorial, Real Biblioteca de San Lorenzo, V. II. 15

    El Escorial, Real Biblioteca de San Lorenzo, V. II. 15

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    El Escorial (Spain)
    Real Biblioteca de San Lorenzo
    V. II. 15


    History:

    Origin:
    13th century (Zeumer); 12th/13th century, Barcelona (García López)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 154 foll. (2 parts)
    Size: 300 x 195 mm


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • Lex Visigothorum
    • Institutiones of Iustinian (14th century)

    References:


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    Berlin, Staatsbibliothek – Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Lat. fol. 269

    Berlin, Staatsbibliothek – Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Lat. fol. 269

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Berlin (Germany)
    Staatsbibliothek - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
    Lat. fol. 269

    Digital image available at Staatsbibliothek Berlin


    History:

    Origin:
    early 9th century, Flavigny (Liebs); 1st quarter of the 9th century, presumably South-East France (Bischoff); 1st quarter of the 9th century, Burgundy (Kaiser)

    Provenance:
    Ernst Spangenberg zu Celle; in London since 1834. (Eckhardt 1962)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 203 foll.
    Size: 275 x 192 mm
    Text block: 220 x 128 mm
    Lines: 28, 35


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1r
      neumatic introitus
    • 1v - 17r
      list of titles of the Epitome Iuliani with Appendix B and extensions
    • 17r - 19r
      list of titles of the Lex Dei with sequential counting of chapters of the Epitome Iuliani
    • 19v
      empty
    • 20r - 39v
      Epitome Iuliani, Capp. 1-117 (type D)
    • 39v - 149v
      Epitome Iuliani, Capp. 114-564 (type B)
    • 149v - 155v
      Appendix B to the Epitome Iuliani
    • 155v - 156r
      Dictatum de Consiliariis (title and sentence 1 to 3)
    • 156r - 157r
      empty
    • 157v - 182v
      Collatio 1,1-16,8,2
    • 183r - 190v
      titles of the Institutes and the Digest (quaternio from another codex)
    • 191r
      Collatio 16,8,2-16,9
    • 191r - 193r
      sequel of the Dictatum de Consiliariis (until end of text)
    • 193r - 194r
      Collectio domini Iuliani antecessoris
    • 194r - 199v
      latin kata poda (as in the Authenticum) to Iustinian's novella from the 1st May 556
    • 199v - 200v
      latin kata poda to Iustinian's novella from 18th December 542
    • 200r - 202r
      Passio S. Gorgonii by a hand of the early 11th century

    References:

  • Bischoff 1998 p. 76
  • Hellmann 2000 p. 221
  • Kaiser 2002 p. 212-246
  • Liebs 2002 p. 102 (n. 62), 105 (n. 81)
  • Kaiser 2004 p. 12, 14, 16-17, 39-102, 223-227, 387-397
  • Frakes 2007 p. 290-304
  • Kaiser 2007 p. 22 (cum n. 7), 23 (n. 8), 24 (n. 13), 30, 51 (n. 79), 186 (n. 123), 390, 418, 435-441
  • Radding / Ciaralli 2007 p. 2, 14, 19-20, 22, 49-51, 64-65, 166, 211, plate 5
  • Hartmann 2008 p. 90 (n. 156)
  • Kaiser 2009 p. 441-445, 446 (n. 43), 447, 448 (n. 4), 453-458, 459 (n. 68, 69, 70), 460
  • Corcoran 2015 p. 152 (n. 89)
  • Loschiavo 2015 p. 89-90, 93, 97 (n. 104), 98-103, 105
  • Faulkner 2016 p. 26, 72, 76, 78, 133, 139, 143, 206-207
  • Kosto 2016 p. 296 (cum n. 41)
  • Andreas Fingernagel, Die illuminierten lateinischen Handschriften süd-, west- und nordeuropäischer Provenienz der Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin Preussischer Kulturbesitz. 4.-12. Jahrhundert. Teil 1: Text. Mit Nachträgen zu Bd. 1. Teil 2: Abbildungen (Staatsbibliothek Preussischer Kulturbesitz. Kataloge der Handschriftenabteilung: Reihe 3. Illuminierte Handschriften, Bd. 2, T. 1-2), Wiesbaden 1999.

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