Cava de’ Tirreni, Biblioteca della Badia, 4

Cava de’ Tirreni, Biblioteca della Badia, 4

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Cava de' Tirreni (Italy)
Biblioteca della Badia

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): C

Digital image available at > Internet Culturale


around the year 1005, South Italy (presumably Benevento; Garrison: Capua) (Mordek); ca. 1005, Benevento (Bluhme); about 1005, Monte Cassino (?) (Pohl)

In 1263 the manuscript was brought from the monastery of Sant'Angelo of Casalrotto near Mottola in Apulia to Cava. (Gontrum 1993)

Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires: younger quire numbers and catchwords
Number: 250 foll.
Size: 240 x 160 mm

Lines: 20-22

Script: Caroline minuscule



  • 1r
    dedication picture
  • 1v
    table of nations
  • 2r - 5r
    Origo gentis Langobardorum
  • 5r - 70v
    Edictus Rothari
  • 70v - 74r
    Leges a Grimoaldo additae
  • 74r - 147r
    Liutprandi leges
  • 148v - 156v
    Ratchis leges
  • 156v - 167r
    Aistulfi leges
  • 167r - v
    two spurious letters from the Byzantine emperor to Charlemagne
  • 167v - 171v
    Glossarium legum Langobardorum (Glossarium Cavense)
  • 171v - 178r
    Catalogus rerum Langobardorum et ducum Beneventanorum
  • 178r - 181v
    Chronicle of Capua
  • 182r
  • 182v - 187v
    Arichis II principis capitula
  • 188r - 190v
    Adelchis principis capitula
  • 190v - 196v
    Pactiones de Leburiis
  • 197r - v
    three memoratoria
  • 198r
    apocryphal constitution of Theodosius II and Valentinian III
  • 198r - 248v
    collection of capitularies
  • 249
  • 250
    former endpaper with note



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