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London, British Library, Cotton Otho E.XIII

London, British Library, Cotton Otho E.XIII

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

London (Great Britain)
British Library
Cotton Otho E.XIII

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History:

Origin:
9th/10th century or beginning of the 10th century, Brittany (Bischoff)

Provenance:
St. Augustine in Canterbury (12th / 13th century) (Bischoff)


Physical description:


Quires:
Number: 180 foll.
Size:

Lines: 30


Script:

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1
    introduction page
  • 2v - 3v
    preface and table of content
  • 3v - 11r
    Liber ex lege Moysi and Canon law texts
  • 11v - 127v, 150r - 179v
    Collectio canonum Hibernensis
  • 128r - 139r, 143r - 146r
    various excerpts from the Collectio canonum Hibernensis and further canonistical texts
  • 132r - v, 139r - 141v
    Excerpta de libris Romanorum et Francorum
  • 136v
    texts on thieves, attributed to the Lex Salica (Capitula per missos cognita facienda c. 2 [BK 67] = Ansegis 3,23 = Capitulare missorum Silvacense c. 6 [BK 260]; Capitulare Haristallense c. 23 [BK 23] = Benedictus Levita 1,206; Capitulare legi Ribuariae additum c. 5 [BK 41] = Ansegis 3,44)
  • 141v - 143r
    Lex innocentium of Adamnán of Iona
  • 146v - 149v
    Christian legend
  • 151r - v
    excerpts from a penitential

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London, British Library, Egerton 2832

London, British Library, Egerton 2832

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

London (Great Britain)
British Library
Egerton 2832

Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 52

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History:

Origin:
9th or 10th century, presumably of French origin (Beyerle/Buchner); beginning of the 10th century, North-East France (Corbie?) (Mordek); late 9th century (text of Lex Ribuaria, Buchner); 1st quarter of the 10th century, North-East France? (Kottje); 1st quarter of the 10th century, North-East France (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff); 2nd half /end of the 9th century, French (Bischoff HA)

Provenance:
Pierre and François Pithou; Desmarés; Le Peletier; Duke de Berry; Lord Ashbournham, Barrois Collection 214 (Eckhardt 1962)


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires:
Number: 47 foll. (counted 3 - 53)
Size: ca. 235 x 165 mm


Script: Caroline minuscule

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 3r
    Lex Salica (end of the long prologue)
  • 3r - 27r
    Lex Salica (Karolina emendata, list of titles and text)
  • 27r - 35v, 40r - 43v, 36r - 39v, 44r - v
    Lex Ribuaria (type B, list of titles and text up to title 91,1)
  • 45r - 46v
    continuation of Capitulare legibus additum (capp. 2-11)
  • 46v - 47v
    Capitulare missorum
  • 47v - 48v
    Lex Salica (Recapitulatio solidorum) Stemma
  • 48v
    Capitularia missorum specialia
  • 48v - 50v
    Capitulare Haristallense
  • 50v - 52r
    Capitula legi addita
  • 52r - 53v
    Capitula legibus addenda (capp. 1-6)

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London, British Library, Egerton 269

London, British Library, Egerton 269

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

London (Great Britain)
British Library
Egerton 269

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): L
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 52

Note(s): together with Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 4633 and London, British Library, Egerton 2832; foll. 29-32 of Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 7561 follow fol. 17v of London, British Library, Egerton 269, bearing a fragment of the Divisio regnorum. For further information please see the following references: Tischler 2008 pp. 198 (n. 18), 199-200, 213, 244-246, 252 and Bischoff HA Fiche 31, 7.83 (p. 47), Fiche 36, 1.58 (p. 80).

History:

Origin:
9th or 10th century, presumably of French origin (Beyerle/Buchner); beginning of the 10th century, North-East France (Corbie?) (Mordek); late 9th century (text of the Lex Ribuaria, Buchner); 10th century (von Salis); 1st quarter of the 10th century, North-East France? (Kottje); 10th or 11th century (Lehmann/Eckhardt 1966); end of the 9th century or beginning of the 10th century, Corbie (von Schwerin); first quarter of the 10th century, North-East France (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff)

Provenance:
Claudius Puteanus; Regius 5190. (Krusch 1924, Eckhardt 1962)


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires:
Number: 15 foll. (numbered 3 - 17)
Size: 240-245 x 175 mm


Script: Caroline minuscule

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 3r
    continuation of the Lex Ribuaria (title 91,1 onwards)
  • 3r - 8v
    Lex Saxonum
  • 8v
    Capitulare legibus additum (capp. 1-2)
  • 9r - 12r
    Capitula legibus addenda (capp. 6-21)
  • 12r - 13v
    Capitula per se scribenda with additional chapter
  • 13v - 14r
    Capitula incerta
  • 14r - 16v
    Lex Alamannorum (type B, list of titles and text up to title 2,1)
  • 17r - v
    Lex Burgundionum (title 85 up to 88)
  • 17r - v
    Lex Romana Burgundionum (title 17)
  • 17v
    Divisio regnorum

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London, British Library, Add. 49365

London, British Library, Add. 49365

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

London (Great Britain)
British Library
Add. 49365


History:

Origin:
12th/13th century, León (García López)


Physical description:


Quires:
Number: 131 foll.
Size: 380 x 250 mm


Script:

Glosses:


Contents:

  • Lex Visigothorum with list of titles

References:

García López 1996 p. 36, 161-167,

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London, British Library, Add. 33610

London, British Library, Add. 33610

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

London (Great Britain)
British Library
Add. 33610


History:

Origin:
8th or 9th century (Zeumer); 9th century (García López)


Physical description:


Quires:
Number:
Size: 275 x 190 mm


Script:

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 11
    Lex Visigothorum (fragment)

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London, British Library, Add. 22398

London, British Library, Add. 22398

Weltliches Recht im Frankenreich

Repository:

London (Great Britain)
British Library
Add. 22398

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): L2
Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 53

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History:

Origin:
10th century (Beyerle/Buchner); 9th/10th century or 1st quarter of the 10th century, presumably France (Mordek); fol. 2: ~3rd quarter of the 9th century, France (Bischoff); turn of the 9th to the 10th century (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff)

Provenance:
Saint Pierre de Vierzon (Kéry)


Physical description:

Material: Parchment
Quires:
Number: 104 foll. (counted 2 - 105)
Size: 267 x 215 mm


Script: Caroline minuscule

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1r
    table of contents in French language, early modern hand (paper)
  • 2r - v
    fragment of a breviary to the Gospel of Matthew (2nd half of the 9th century); letter of Hadrian IV from January 29th 1155 (2nd half of the 12th century); Aileranus, Canon evangeliorum
  • 3ra - 55ra
    collection of capitularies of Ansegis (Praefatio, books 1-4)
  • 55rb
    texture of an uncompleted initiale (probationes pennae?, similar on fol. 104ra)
  • 55va - 68vb
    Edictum Pistense (864)
  • 69rb - 88va
    Lex Salica (Karolina emendata, list of titles and text)
  • 88va - 89vb
    Capitulare legibus additum
  • 89vb - 90va
    Capitulare missorum
  • 90va - vb
    Alkuin, Pippini regalis et nobilissimi iuvenis disputatio cum Albino scholastico, questions 1-11
  • 91ra - 104ra
    Lex Ribuaria (type B, list of titles and text)
  • 104ra - 106v
    Diversa and addenda

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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

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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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