Capitularia - Edition of the Frankish Capitularies

New manuscript pages

We regularly present newly published manuscript pages here. This time the following 20 pages are added: – Admont, Stiftsbibliothek, 712 – Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek, Can. 2 – Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek, Can. 7 – Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek, Hist. 141 – Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek, Jur. 35 – Barcelona, Arxiu Capitular, Liber antiquitatum I – Berlin, Staatsbibliothek – Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Fragm. 30 […]


The edition of Ansegis’ capitulary collection is a real treasure trove for anyone interested in the transmission of legal manuscripts in the Carolingian period. With utmost meticulousness Gerhard Schmitz has analyzed the manuscripts of the collection and their textual peculiarities. He convincingly demonstrated that the collection was rapidly disseminated throughout the Frankish Empire and that […]


Many universities, researchers and projects have their own pages on social media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter, e.g. to inform about activities, to establish contacts or to promote their own research or research progress. Capitularia is now also active on Facebook and Twitter to make the project’s progress more visible and to inform about […]

Technical news

Since the middle of last year our collation tool has been available to all, we have recently extended its functions: It is possible to compare several chapters from different capitularies, e.g. to check quotations from older provisions. The extended function facilitates the text-critical evaluation of even such cases. Furthermore, there is a new feature for […]

Recently published

Recently published manuscript pages: – Köln, Erzbischöfliche Diözesan- und Dombibliothek, Cod. 120 – Padua, Biblioteca del Seminario Vescovile, DXXVIII – Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 3841 – Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 12755 – Poitiers, Médiathèque François Mitterand, Ms 512 Réserve précieuse Tome LVI-1 – Vatikan, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Pal. Lat. 927 – Vatikan, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, […]

New feature for transcriptions

The heart of the individual manuscript pages are, in addition to the extensive information on the manuscript itself, the transcriptions of the capitularies. As a new feature, text sections provided with glosses or annotation signs (e.g. nota signs) are highlighted by a red G or N on a light background at the beginning of each […]

Recently published

Recently published manuscript pages: – Florenz, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Plut. 89 sup. 86 – London, British Library, Add. 5411 – Padua, Pontificia Biblioteca Antoniana, 182 Scaff. X – Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 9656 – Vatikan, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. Lat. 4227 – Wien, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, 471 Manuscript pages extended by new transcriptions: – Paris, Bibliothèque […]

New capitulary pages

After the digital edition of the capitularies of Louis the Pious and the manuscript version of the first volume of the print edition has been successfully completed, there was a little more time to turn to other times and rulers. We have therefore worked on the pages of the capitularies of Charlemagne and can now […]

End-of-Year Review 2019

It’s already a tradition … … to have our “end-of-year review” – at least according to the standards of our (project-) hometown Cologne, where a local proverb says: “The first time was us testing something new, the second time round it’s already a tradition, and from the third time onwards it is a venerable custom.” […]

Das Kollationstool von Capitularia

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. Editorische Arbeit ist ein langwieriger und – je nachdem, welche Tücken die Überlieferung bereithält – komplexer und anstrengender Weg, der beschritten werden muss, um das Produkt seiner Bemühungen, die fertige Edition, in Händen zu halten oder am Bildschirm zu sehen. Egal für welches editorische Grundprinzip man sich […]