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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 253(438)
Parchment · a + 169(170) ff. · 28.2 x 19/19.4 cm · Northern Italy / Einsiedeln · 9th/10th century
[Hildemarus ], Commentarius in librum Regule s. Benedicti

Contains an anonymous commentary on the Benedictine Rule, which today is attributed to Hildemar of Corby. The first part (f. 79r-106r) was written in the 9th century in Northern Italy, while the second part (f. 107r-169v) was written in the 10th century in Einsiedeln. (ber)

Online Since: 12/13/2013

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 255(460)
Parchment · 252 pp. · 27 x 18.8 cm · Einsiedeln · 10th century (around 960-970)
Johannes Cassianus, Vitae et Collationes

This manuscript contains the third part (Collationes 18-24) of the Vitae et collationes patrum by John Cassian. The text is introduced by a full-page miniature, showing a medallion with Cassian in the middle, in the process of writing his work, surrounded by four abbots on a checkered background: Piamun and Giovanni with a round nimbus, Pinufius and Theonas with a square one. This manuscript was part of a group of codices that were created during the term of Abbot Thietland (961 until about 964). (ber)

Online Since: 03/17/2016

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 262(972)
Parchment · a-d + 166 + y-z pp. · 19 x 15 cm · southern German region / Einsiedeln / St. Gall (?) · 9th/10th century
Vita Antigoni. Epist. Senecae. Augustinus, De fide spe et caritate

This composite manuscript fromt the 9th/10th century contains the Vita Antigoni, fragments of a so-called Collatio Alexandrini et Dindimi, a falsified letter from Seneca to the apostle Paul and Augustine's Enchiridion: De fide spe et caritate. A copy of the Concordat of Worms from 1122 was added later. Transcription took place in Einsiedeln and the southern German region, possibly in St. Gall. (lan)

Online Since: 12/21/2009

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 264(731)
Parchment · a + II + 176 + z ff. · 21.0 x 13.5 cm. · Disentis · 9th century (about middle)
Clemens , Recognitiones

This manuscript (9th century) from Disentis contains the Recognitiones of Pope Clement I in the Latin translation of Rufinus of Aquileia. Books IV-VI and individual chapters are missing. (pag)

Online Since: 04/23/2013

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 266(1296)
Parchment · II + 306 pp. · 13.0 x 9.5/10.0 cm · Einsiedeln / St. Gall · 10th/11th century / 13th/14th century
Manuscript compilation

This composite manuscript was produced during the 10th/11th and the 13th/14th centuries in Einsiedeln and St. Gall. It contains various selections intended for religious education, such as the lives of saints Faustinus, Jovita and Gangolf, the Benedictine Rule, sermons, a liturgical tract and De ratione temporum. (lan)

Online Since: 12/21/2009

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 277(1014)
Parchment · 221 ff. · 19.3 x 14.4 cm · 3rd quarter of the 14th century
Mechthild of Magdeburg, Das fliessende Licht der Gottheit

Mystic treatises in German: Mechthild of Magdeburg's The Flowing Light of Divinity ("Das fliessende Licht der Gottheit") and other mystic works (e.g. selections from Meister Eckhart). The manuscript was a gift, together with Cod. 278(1040), from Heinrich Rumersheim of Basel to the four sister convents in der Au near Einsiedeln at the behest of Margarete zum Goldenen Ring. (lan)

Online Since: 04/26/2007

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 278(1040)
Parchment · 416 pp. · 18.4 x 12.8 cm · 14th century
Mystici sermones Deutsch

Mystic Treatises in German: Rudolf von Biberach, Meister Eckhart, Johannes von Sterngassen, Albert the Great, etc. The manuscript was a gift, together with Cod. 277(1014), from Heinrich Rumersheim of Basel to the four sister convents in der Au near Einsiedeln at the behest of Margarete zum Goldenen Ring. (lan)

Online Since: 04/26/2007

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 281(886)
Parchment · a-b + 322 + y-z pp. · 20.2 x 12.5 cm · Rhaetia (1st part); Switzerland or Northern Italy (2nd part); France (3rd part) · 8th/9th century
Ascetica; Glossa psalmorum; Poenitentiale

The first part (pp. 1-178) contains ascetic treatises in Rhaetian or Alemannic minuscule, which originally constituted a single volume together with Einsiedeln 199. The other parts were written in Carolingian minuscule; the first part there of (pp. 179-270) can be localized to Switzerland or Northern Italy and the last part (pp. 271-314) to France. The manuscript was held in Einsiedeln in the 14th century already, as attested by numerous maniculae in the hand of Heinrich von Ligerz. (ber)

Online Since: 04/09/2014

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 285(1106)
Parchment · VIII + 228 + II pp. · 16.0 x 11.5 cm · Wiblingen · 1472
Devotionale Abbatis Ulrici Rösch

The devotional book of Abbot Ulrich Rosch of St. Gall contains various prayers, timetables and calendars, is decorated with elaborate initials and was written in the year 1472. (lan)

Online Since: 07/31/2009

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 295(283)
Parchment · 200 pp. · 31 x 26,3 cm · 11th century
Boethius · Vitae Sanctorum

The first part of this manuscript presents the edition of Aristotle's Peri Hermeneias made by Boethius. The second part presents ten saints' lives, which were probably intended for recitation by a choir. (lan)

Online Since: 08/12/2010

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 299(192)
Parchment · 351 pp. · 32.3 x 22.5 cm · 14th century
Bartholomeus de Glanvilla, De proprietatibus rerum

The work of Bartholomew de Glanville forms only the first part of this manuscript of collected works, which also includes the following: Albertus Magnus (De compositione hominum et de natura animalium), De Romana Curia, De consecratione Romanorum Imperatorum, Forma iuramenti, Privilegium Constantini, a list of cardinals and their titular churches, De arboribus. (lan)

Online Since: 08/12/2010

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 301(469)
Parchment · 240 pp. · 27.3 x 20.7 cm · 10th century
Boethii Peri hermeneias

This codex contains Peri hermeneias Aristotelis Libri V as written by Boethius. However, the beginning and end of the work are missing (and have been since the 14th century). The volume displays the work of numerous hands and marginalia added by Heinrich von Ligerz. (lan)

Online Since: 08/12/2010

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 302(450)
Parchment · 144 pp. · 28.0 x 21.5 cm · eastern France or southwest Germany · second third of the 9th century / 10th century
Wandelbertus, Boethius, Ausonius, Gregorius, Arator, Prosper, Prudentius, Aldhelmus, Bonifatius

A composite manuscript composed of two volumes of collected works, written during the 9th and 10th centuries in eastern France or southwest Germany. It includes works by Wandelbertus, Boethius, Ausonius, Gregory, Arator, Prosper, Prudentius, Aldhelmus and Boniface. (lan)

Online Since: 07/31/2009

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 304(514)
Parchment · 2 + 234 + 2 pp. · 25 x 15.7 cm · Churrätien (Chur?) · 8th / 9th century
Medical Tracts

For about twenty years it has been known that this extremely old manuscript contains medical texts by two different authors, whereas the contents of the entire volume had previously been attributed to Galen. The two parts are: 1. Galen's Ad Glauconem de medendi methodo Lib. I-III (which does not, however, follow the correct sequence of that text), and 2. Pelagonius <Saloninus>, Ars veterinaria. The beginning and the end of this text are missing. (lan)

Online Since: 11/04/2010

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 310(401)
Paper · 81 ff. · 28.2 x 20 cm · Bellinzona · mid-15th century
Register of the Decrees of the Visconti

This paper manuscript, copied in Bellinzona in the middle of the 15th century, contains a series of decrees issued by the Visconti government for the municipal authorities between 1352 and 1443. At the end of the text, there are blank pages onto which were copied letters of exemption for the people of the Val Mesolcina (a valley in the Swiss Canton of Grisons), which were issued in the years 1498-1499. The manuscript belonged to the Varone family; in 1537 it was bought and restored by the Bellinzona notary Giovanni Giacomo Rusca. In the 17th century, Carlo Bernardino Zacconi donated the manuscript to the library of the Jesuits of Bellinzona, which was later taken over by the Benedictines, and around 1787 the manuscript came to the Abbey Library of Einsiedeln. (ber)

Online Since: 12/20/2012

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 313(542)
Parchment · II + 226 + II pp. · 24.5 x 19.5 cm · St. Gall · 10th century (first half)
Expositio in Lib. VII Aphorismorum Hippocratis. Hippocrates, De urinis.

This two-part manuscript contains treatises by Hippocrates as well as his work "De urinis" and was produced in the first half of the 10th century at St. Gallen. (lan)

Online Since: 07/31/2009

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 315(605)
Parchment · 170 pp. · 22.0 x 16.5 cm · 10th century
Boethius, Isagoge

This codex contains In Isagogen Porphyrii Commentorum Editio secunda (ed. Brandt 1906). The codex was written by numerous hands, including those of both Cologne and Einsiedeln origins; the nature of the collaboration has not been determined. The same text is found in Cod. 338(1321) I. (lan)

Online Since: 08/12/2010

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 318(733)
Parchment · 178 pp. · 21 x 19 cm · Soissons · third quarter of the 9th century
Claudianus Mamertus, De statu animarum libri tres

This is an almost square manuscript with wide margins, into which several glosses have been inserted. The manuscript’s main text is the treatise De statu animarum by Claudianus Mamertus, which had been widely disseminated in the Middle Ages. The manuscript was certainly not produced in Einsiedeln, but probably originated in Soissons. (ber)

Online Since: 03/17/2016

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 319(645)
Parchment · a-b + 300 + y-z pp. · 22.0 x 15.0 cm · Einsiedeln · 10th-11th and 16th centuries
Composite manuscript

This composite manuscript is datable to the second half of the 10th century. It contains, among other items, the Annales Einsidlenses, Priscian’s De grammatica, a fragment of a text on the game of chess, and a calendar with obituary entries up to the 16th century. (ber)

Online Since: 12/19/2011

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Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 321(647)
Parchment · 198 pp. · 22.1 x 16.8 cm · Einsiedeln · 9th-13th centuries
Composite manuscript

A composite manuscript containing various texts related to figuring Easter dates, two datable calendars, the first from 950 to 975 (4-16), the second from the 9th and 10th centuries (29-40), and the Quaestiones morales, which are datable to the 13th century. (ber)

Online Since: 12/19/2011

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