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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. A 5a 1 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 262 ff. · 15 x 10 cm · first quarter of the 16th century
Hortulus animae, Prayer book

As its first, larger part, this book contains a print: Hortulus animae, Lyon: Johannes Clein for Anton Koberger, 1513. Joined to this is a collection of private prayers. The manuscript is from a convent of Dominican nuns. (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 13 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 60 ff. · 29 x 21 cm · 1461
Belial

This manuscript is dated to 1461; it contains a version of Jacobus de Teramo's Belial in High Alemannic. It is listend in the register of books of Hermetschwil Abbey. (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 27 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 94 ff. · 29-30 x 21-22 cm · around 1400
Plenar

This manuscript was written at an unknown date by Johannes Künlin. It contains the Latin incipits of each Sunday’s Gospel reading along with sermons in German. In the middle there is the Dekalogerklärung by Marquard of Lindau. (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 28 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 187 ff. · 29 x 21-22 cm · around 1420
Plenarium

This manuscript, a plenarium, was donated to Hermetschwil Abbey in 1430 by Götz Vasnacht, patron of Zufikon. The first part of the book was severely damaged, probably deliberately: individual pages are missing, some pages are cut out halfway, and a deep cut goes through several quires. (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 57 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 290 ff. · 21.5 x 14.5-15 cm · 1451
Lives of Fathers

This manuscript contains a collection of classical descriptions of lives of monks in a High Alemannic translation. It was written by Jos of Ulm. He dated the completion of his work 30 September 1451. (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 58 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 78 ff. · 21 x 14.5-15 cm · first quarter of the 15th century
Johannes Hildesheimensis

This manuscript contains the Historia trium regum by John of Hildesheim in a High Alemannic translation. It dates to the first quarter of the 15th century and still retains its original binding. In the beginning and after leaf 8, parts of the text are missing. (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 84 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 111 ff. · 21-21.5 x 14.5-15 cm · Winterthur · 1432
Evangelistary, German

This manuscript was written by Johannes Molitor of Winterthur and is dated 2 December 1432. It contains German translations of the Gospels for Sundays and the most important feast days. It belonged to Veronika von Hettlingen, mother superior of Hermetschwil Abbey from 1498 until 1507. (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 121 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 28 ff. · 10.5 x 7.5 cm · 15th century
Prayers to the Ave Maria

This thin, small book (28 leaves) contains prayers relating to individual words of the Ave Maria. It is from the 15th century and is written in High Alemannic dialect. (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 124 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 143 ff. · 15.5 x 10.5 cm · 1495
Tract on the Passion

This manuscript contains a tract on the Passion in the High Allemanian language, consisting of a collection of materials from the four Gospels, the apocryphal Gospel of Jacob and Ps.-Anselm of Canterbury. The manuscript was written in 1494 by Barbara Grünenbächin, a person of unknown origin, not listed as a member of the choir at Hermetschwil. It belonged to the monastery of Hermetschwil and was recorded in the catalog there as of 1697. (ber)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 125 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 45 ff. · 15 x 10.5 cm · second third of the 15th century
Ps.-Anselm of Canterbury

This small booklet contains the “Dialogue with Mary,” attributed to Anselm of Canterbury. The end is missing. Hermetschwil Abbey owned two versions of this work (v. Cod. membr. 33). (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 139 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 139 ff. · 16 x 11-11.5 cm · Zürich · last quarter of the 15th century
Liber horarum

This book of hours belonged to Johannes Huber († 1500), chaplain at the Grossmünster in Zurich. It contains parts of prayers related to the Liturgy of the Hours for the daily routine of clerics. (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 140 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 117 ff. · 15 x 10.5 cm · first quarter of the 16th century
Liber horarum

This book of hours contains primarily the Office of the Dead and the Office of the Virgin. The initials are clearly set off from one another by color and enliven the text. (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 150 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 550 ff. · 21 x 15 cm · Zufikon near Bremgarten or Hermetschwil · 1491
Breviarium monasticum

This voluminous breviary is dated 4 August 1491. The writer is Heinrich Schlosser, parish priest at Zufikon, who wrote it for nearby Hermetschwil Abbey. (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 151 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 411 ff. · 22 x 15.5 cm · second half of the 15th century
Breviarium monasticum

This monastic breviary was used at Hermetschwil Abbey. The rubrics are primarily in German. The binding is from the workshop of dominus Valentinus. (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 152 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 281 ff. · 25.5-26 x 18.5 cm · Southwestern Germany · 1466
Breviarium monasticum

Johannes Brüsch of Pfullendorf wrote this breviary presumable at the behest of Hermetschwil Abbey and dated it on 18 October 1466. Later it was used at Hermetschwil Abbey. (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 155 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 79 ff. · 20.5 x 14.5 cm · first quarter of the 16th century
Hymni et cantica

This manuscript contains hymns and canticles for choral prayers in monasteries. Presumably it was originally created for Muri Abbey; later it was used at Hermetschwil Abbey. (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 161 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 277 ff. · 21.5 x 15.5 cm · last quarter of the 15th century
Graduale

This gradual contains the most important chants for the Mass throughout the liturgical year and for the saints. They are in Hufnagel notation. The graphic relation of text to melody is not always clear. (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 169 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 278 ff. · 20.5-21 x 14-14.5 cm · Aargau (?) · 1456
St. Georgener Prediger

Jakok Strub from Aarau, deceased in 1506, wrote this volume in 1456 for his relation Agnes Trüllerey, mother superior at Hermetschwil. It contains the St. Georgener Prediger. (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 191 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 156 ff. · 15 x 11 cm · 1466, third quarter of the 15th century
Prayer Book

This manuscript, in which two scribes identify themselves (Konrad Wa, administrator from Bremgarten, and Johannes Bürgler from Uri), contains a collection of prayers, mostly formulated for a female worshipper. (szu)

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Hermetschwil, Benediktinerinnenkloster, Cod. chart. 192 (formerly in Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium)
Paper · 168 ff. · 15.5 x 11 cm · last quarter of the 15th century
Prayer book

This manuscript contains a collection of prayers and texts for contemplation. Some pages are torn. Entire quires have been ripped out. (szu)

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