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Cyrographum was also used in the Codex in its conventional sense (nos. 103, 110). On this point, see Noichl, Codex Falkensteinensis, 58*-59*. l4 Noichl, Codex Falkensteinensis, 215. The word cometia was used in Bavaria in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries to mean Gericht rather than Grafschaft. See, for instance, J. E. von Koch-Stemfeld, "Urkunden von Berchtesgaden," Salzburg und Berchtesgaden ~n historisch-statistisch-geographisch-und staatsokonomischen Beytriigen, 2 vols. (Salzburg, 1810), 2: 49-50, no.

Vol. 1, 1056 bis 1069 (1890; reprinted, Berlin, 1964), 400-401. " Codex Falkensteinensis, no. 171. 7 1 Noichl, Codex Falkensteinensis, 79*. 7 2 "Necrologium Seonense," 223; and Tyroller, Genealogie, 218-220, no. 15. 73 Tyroller, Genealogie, 218-220, no. 15. 74 Traditionsbiicher Gottweig, 515-516, no. 381. 76 This reconstruction of Siboto IV's genealogy is largely based on sources other than the Codex Falkensfeinensis. It is thus of interest to compare what we know about Siboto's ancestors and kinsmen with what he knew or, rather, chose to tell.

As we shall see, he acted accordingly in his dealings with his daughters, nephews, and niece. Siboto's behavior suggests that the new mentality was beginning to predominate among the Bavarian nobility in the second half of the twelfth century. IV. THE PATERFAMILIAS Family Strategies I n his revised study of the nobility of the Miconnais, Duby identified two family strateges that the emerging patrilineal lineages in that county adopted in the eleventh century. The first was a deliberate effort to limit a sister's or daughter's share of the family property, which would inevitably pass to her husband's lineage.

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