Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 3182

Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 3182

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich


Paris (France)
Bibliothèque Nationale
Lat. 3182

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): P41
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 40

Digital image available at BnF


turn from the 10th to the 11th century, Brittany (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff); 2nd half of the 10th century, written by a Discipulus Maeloc in Brittany (according to colophon p. 356) (Mordek); 10th/11th century (Bischoff HA); 9th/10th century (Coumert); ca. 2nd half of the 10th century, Brittany (Bischoff)

In possession of Jean Bigot; in Paris since 1706. (Eckhardt 1962); Fécamp Abbey (Mordek, Coumert)

Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Number: 177 foll. (paginated 1 - 115, 117 - 170, 172 - 356)
Size: 400-410 x 275 mm
Columns: 2 columns

Script: Caroline minuscule



  • 1a - 19a
    excerpts from the Bible and the Church Fathers, among others Liber ex lege Moysi (fols 1-13), theological texts
  • 19a - 160b
    Collectio canonum Hibernensis
  • 160b - 164a
    Excerpta de libris Romanorum et Francorum
  • 164b - 183b, 264b - 308a, 310a - 312a, 338b - 356b
    various penitentials and canon law
  • 183b - 264b
    Collectio canonum Dionysio-Hadriana
  • 308a - 310a
    Liber pontificalis
  • 312a - 313b
    Capitulare legibus additum
  • 313b - 315a
    Capitulare missorum
  • 315a - 338b
    Lex Salica (long prologue of type D, list of titles and text of the Karolina emendata) Stemma



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