Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, nouv. acq. Lat. 204

Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, nouv. acq. Lat. 204

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Paris (France)
Bibliothèque Nationale
nouv. acq. Lat. 204

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): P28
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 27

Digital image available at BnF


10/11th century (Mommsen, von Schwind, Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966); 820s/30s, Tours (Liebs); 2nd quarter of the 9th century, Tours (Mordek); 10th century (von Salis); 10th/11th century, „Tours o. Umgebung?“ (Bischoff) (Kottje); 9th or beginning of the 10th century (Bischoff HA); 1st half of the 9th century (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff); 1st(/2nd) quarter of the 9th century (post A.D. 818/819 ?), Tours (Bischoff)

Bought by Paris National library in 1875 (Eckhardt 1962, Krusch 1924)

Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Number: 95 foll.
Size: 235-237 x 190 mm
Text block: 192-198 x 140-145 mm
Lines: 27

Script: Caroline minuscule



  • 1r - 20v
    Lex Salica (Karolina emendata, list of titles and text)
  • 20v - 24v
    various capitularies
  • 25r - 40v
    Lex Alamannorum (type B, list of titles and text)
  • 40v - 58v
    fragment the Lex Baiuvariorum (type E, prologue, list of titles and text)
  • 59r - 77r
    fragment of the Lex Burgundionum (type B, text)
  • Lex Romana Burgundionum (title 17, added as title 89 to the Lex Burgundionum)
  • 77r - v
    Formulae imperiales e curia Ludovici Pii, No. 15
  • 78r - 94v
    fragment of the Epitome Aegidii (praefatio, list of titles and text)
  • 95r - v
    small fragment with 11 deprecated lines; incomplete text of LRV CTh XIII 1 up to XIV 1, then XVI 1



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