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Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, Voss. Lat. Q. 119

Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, Voss. Lat. Q. 119

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

Leiden (Netherlands)
Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit
Voss. Lat. Q. 119

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): Le
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 17

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Note(s): According to Mordek 1995 p. 211 the manuscript Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 10755 (olim Suppl. Lat. 1046) from 1839 or 1840 is a copy of the Leiden codex, which contains the Lex Salica with the Edictum Chilperici, the Pactus Childeberti I. et Chlotharii I. and the Childeberti II. decretio.

History:

Origin:
10th century (Hänel, Mommsen); 4th quarter of the 9th century, vicinity of Paris (Liebs); 4th quarter of the 9th century (foll. 1-119) and beginning of the 10th century (foll. 120-141), Paris area (Mordek); 9th/10th century / beginning of the 10th century (?), probably South-West France (Bischoff); 10th century (Beyerle/Buchner); 9th century (von Schwind, Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966); foll. 1-119: 4th quarter of the 9th century, French („offenbar in Chartres benutzt“ [Bischoff]), foll: 120-142: beginning of the 10th century (Kottje); 2nd half of the 9th century, Paris area, used in Chartres around the year 1000 (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff)

Provenance:
1614 in possession of Paul Petau, afterwards in possession of his son Alexandre. Bought by the Leiden library together with the collection of Isaac Vossius. (Eckhardt 1962)


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires:
Number: 141 foll.
Size: 220-222 x 170-175 mm
Text block: 160-180 x 110 mm
Lines: 24-32


Script: Caroline minuscule

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1r - 10r
    Isidore
  • 10r
    Constitutiones Sirmondianae (no. 1, excerpt)
  • 10r - 12r
    letter from bishop Chrodebert of Tours to Boba
  • 12r
    Deuteron. 22, 25-27
  • 12r - 64r
    Epitome Aegidii
  • 64r
    Lex Salica (Recapitulatio solidorum) Stemma
  • 64v - 83v
    Lex Salica (long prologue Stemma [type E], list of titles and text Stemma [Karolina emendata] with Capitula legi Salicae addita Stemma)
  • 83v - 84v
    Chilperici edictum (561/584)
  • 84v - 86v
    Capitula legi Salicae addita
  • 86v - 87v
    Pactus Childeberti I. et Chlotharii I.
  • 87v - 88v
    Childeberti II. decretio
  • 88v
    Lex Salica (epilogue, excerpt from the short prologue)
  • 89r - 93v
    Lex Ribuaria (type B)
  • 93v - 108r
    Lex Alamannorum (type B, list of titles and text)
  • 108r - 131r
    Lex Baiuvariorum (type A, prologue and text) Stemma
  • 131r - v
    two Carolingian ordinalia
  • 132r - 141v
    various capitularies
  • 141v
    some short prayers - presumably executed as probationes pennae (10th or 11th century)

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Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, Voss. Lat. Q. 47

Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, Voss. Lat. Q. 47

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

Leiden (Netherlands)
Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit
Voss. Lat. Q. 47


History:

Origin:
10th century, Gaul (Hänel, Meyer); 10th century (Mommsen); ~2nd third of the 9th century, presumably West France (Bischoff)


Physical description:


Quires:
Number: 155 foll.
Size: 258 x 164 mm
Text block: ca. 200 x 112 mm
Lines: 23-25


Script:

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 2 - 155
    Lex Romana Visigothorum with Appendix II

References:


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Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, Voss. Lat. O. 86

Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, Voss. Lat. O. 86

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

Leiden (Netherlands)
Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit
Voss. Lat. O. 86

Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 18


History:

Origin:
1st half of the 9th century, Paris area (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff); 1st third of the 9th century, presumably Paris area (Bischoff); 9th / beginning of the 10th century, Trier (?) (Rio)

Provenance:
First possibly at the Trier cathedral library, then 1603 in possession of Paul Petau, afterwards owned by his son Alexandre. After Christina of Sweden the codex was in possession of Isaac Vossius, and then of Gerhard Vossius, before bought by the Leiden library. (Eckhardt 1962, de Meyier)


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires: 3.IV24 + (IV-2)30 + (IV-3)35 + (IV-2)41 + 4.IV73 + 2 folia75 + V85, quire numbers A-C (foll. 8v, 16v, 24v) and I-M (foll. 49v, 57v, 65v, 73v)
Number: 85 foll.
Size: 160 x 100 mm
Text block: 125-140 x 70-85 mm
Lines: 31, 30, 22


Script: Caroline minuscule, rubrics, perhaps two scribes (foll. 1r-35v, 42r-73r and 36r-41v, 74r-85v)
Binding: Binding of the 18th/19th century

Glosses:


Contents:

  • Ir
    Table of contents
  • 1r - 31r
    Liber Historiae Francorum
  • 31v - 35v
    Inventio S. Crucis: Rufinus, Church history X, 7
  • 36r - 41v
    Formulae Marculfi, Nr. 8-9
  • 42r - 70r
    Lex Salica Karolina (list of titles and text)
  • 70r - 71r
    prayers
  • 71v - 84r
    translation of the Liber Tobiae by Hieronymus
  • 84r - 85v
    Missae

References:

  • Eckhardt 1962 p. XVIII
  • Bischoff 2004 p. 43, 65-66
  • Rio 2009 p. 246-247
  • Ubl 2017 p. 232
  • Karl Adrian de Meyier (Hrsg.), Codices Vossiani Latini, Bd. 3: Codices in octavo, Leiden 1977, p. 147-150.
  • Helmut Reimitz, History, Frankish Identity and the Framing of Western Ethnicity, 550-850 (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought. Fourth Series), Cambridge 2015, p. 398-400.

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    Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, BPL 2005

    Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, BPL 2005

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Leiden (Netherlands)
    Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit
    BPL 2005

    Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): C 6a

    Digital image available at Universiteit Leiden


    History:

    Origin:
    about 1550 (Eckhardt 1962); about 1550, Netherlands (Mordek)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 6 foll. (in whole 29 foll., which earlier were assembled with BPL 2004)
    Size: 300 x 210 mm


    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 12r - 15r
      Lex Salica (type C Stemma, long prologue, short prologue Stemma, list of titles and some excerpts from the text) Stemma
    • 15v - 16v
      Pactus Childeberti I. et Chlotharii I.

    References:

  • Eckhardt 1962 p. XV
  • Mordek 1995 p. 206-207, 615 [PDF-Download]

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    Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, BPL 191 BA

    Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, BPL 191 BA

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Leiden (Netherlands)
    Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit
    BPL 191 BA

    Digital image available at Universiteit Leiden


    History:

    Origin:
    10th century (Mommsen, Liebs); ~2nd third of the 9th century, South France (Bischoff)

    Provenance:
    Paul Petau


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 47 foll.
    Size: 238 x 162 mm
    Text block: 195-202 x 127 mm
    Lines: 26-27


    Script:

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    Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, BPL 114

    Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, BPL 114

    Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

    Repository:

    Leiden (Netherlands)
    Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit
    BPL 114

    Siglum (by Mordek 1995): P13

    Digital image available at Universiteit Leiden

    Note(s): According to Bischoff and Mordek this codex belongs together with the Leiden manuscript and Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4629. David Ganz contradicts this statement (see bibliographic reference below).

    History:

    Origin:
    9th century (Hänel, Mommsen); beginning of the 9th century, presumably from Bourges (Liebs); 8th/9th century, presumably Bourges (Bischoff, Mordek); end of the 8th century, North France (Reims) (CLA)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 166 foll. (foll. 1 and 2 mutilated; loss after fol. 88 as well as at the end)
    Size: 245 x 157 mm
    Text block: 195-200 x 100-110 mm
    Lines: 26


    Script:

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