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Sion/Sitten, Archives du Chapitre/Kapitelsarchiv 5
Fribourg/Freiburg, Archives de l'Etat de Fribourg/Staatsarchiv Freiburg 11
Sion/Sitten, Archives de l'Etat du Valais/Staatsarchiv Wallis 1
Bern, Burgerbibliothek 23
Porrentruy, Bibliothèque cantonale jurassienne 12
Fribourg/Freiburg, Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire/Kantons- und Universitätsbibliothek 16
Lausanne, Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire de Lausanne 4
Genève, Bibliothèque de Genève 40
Engelberg, Stiftsbibliothek 55
Sarnen, Benediktinerkollegium 10
Neuchâtel, Bibliothèque publique et universitaire de Neuchâtel 7
Cologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer 116
Trogen, Kantonsbibliothek Appenzell Ausserrhoden 12
St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek 504
Solothurn, Domschatz der St.-Ursen-Kathedrale 3
Schlatt, Eisenbibliothek 1
Fribourg/Freiburg, Couvent des Cordeliers/Franziskanerkloster 11
Wil, Dominikanerinnenkloster St. Katharina 12
Aarau, Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek 13
Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau 16
Sion/Sitten, Médiathèque du Valais 2
Orselina, Convento della Madonna del Sasso 4
Luzern, Provinzarchiv Schweizer Kapuziner Luzern 1
Aarau, Staatsarchiv Aargau 6
Beromünster, Stiftskirche St. Michael 2
Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek 65
Schaffhausen, Stadtbibliothek 16
Zürich, Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum 4
St. Gallen, Stiftsarchiv (Abtei Pfäfers) 10
Bremgarten, Stadtarchiv Bremgarten 1
Sarnen, Staatsarchiv Obwalden 1
Schaffhausen, Staatsarchiv 5
Torre, Archivio parrocchiale 2
Basel, Universitätsbibliothek 15
Utopia, armarium codicum bibliophilorum 14
St. Gallen, Kantonsbibliothek, Vadianische Sammlung 18
Solothurn, Zentralbibliothek 10
Zürich, Zentralbibliothek 46
Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek 12
Zofingen, Stadtbibliothek 2

Swiss Manuscripts Abroad

Country Location, Library Manuscripts
Germany Überlingen, Leopold-Sophien-Bibliothek 2
Austria St. Paul in Kärnten, Stiftsbibliothek St. Paul im Lavanttal 1

Dispersed Manuscript Parts Abroad

Country Location, Library Manuscripts
France Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France 1
United States of America Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art 1
Russia St. Petersburg, National Library of Russia 1
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Number of manuscripts: 504, displayed: 1 – 20

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 2

Parchment · 568 pp. · 25 x 17.5 cm · St. Gall · 760-780

Bible (Num, Deut, Acts, Apoc), excerpts from OT and NT, varia

A Winithar manuscript dating from the early period of the abbey of St. Gall, containing books of the Old and New Testament. (smu)

Online since: 09/14/2005

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 6

Parchment · 230 pp. · 25 x 18 cm · St. Gall · last quarter of the 8th century

Bible (I-II Chr, Tob, Jdt, Est); Actus of St. Martin

Bible manuscript from the time of Abbot Werdo (784-812), containing books of the Old Testament. (smu)

Online since: 09/14/2005

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 7

Parchment · 460 pp. · 23.5 x 17 cm · St. Gall · third quarter of the 9th century

Bible (Prov, Eccl, Song, Wis; I-II Chr)

Bible manuscript from the time of Hartmut, Vice-abbot ca. 850-872 and Abbot 872-883, containing books of the Old Testament (Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, Wisdom, Ecclesiasticus (smu)

Online since: 06/12/2006

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 8

Parchment · 52 pp. · 15.5 x 10.7-11.8 cm · St. Gall · 9th century

Liber Tobiæ

A somewhat carelessly made copy of the Old Testament book of Tobit, written around the end of the 9th century at the Abbey of St. Gall and probably used later for teaching in the school. (smu)

Online since: 12/21/2009

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 10

Parchment · 477 pp. · 18.2 x 14.5-14.9 cm · St. Gall · 10th century

Liber Job. Proverbia . Ecclesiastes . Canticum Canticorum etc.

Copies of various Old Testament books: Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, the Song of Songs, Wisdom, Sirach, written by a single hand during the 10th century at the Abbey of St. Gall. On the first empty page is a 16-hexameter complaint in verse by an Irish monk (Dubduin?) about his unfriendly reception at the Abbey of St. Gall. (smu)

Online since: 12/21/2009

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 11

Parchment · 536 pp. · 22 x 13 cm · St. Gall · 760-780 and last quarter of the 8th century

Excerpts from the Bible (OT u. NT), Gregory (In Ezek. 2), Varia

A Winithar manuscript containing excerpts from books of the Old and New Testament. (smu)

Online since: 09/14/2005

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 12

Parchment · 346 pp. · 23.5 x 15.5 cm · St. Gall · first third of the 10th century and last quarter of the 8th century

Bible (Prov, Job, I-II Macc, IV Macc)

Bible manuscript from the time of Abbots Waldo (782-784) and Werdo (784-812) containing books of the Old Testament. A more recent part containing the books of Proverbs and Job dates from the first third of the 10th century. (smu)

Online since: 09/14/2005

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 14

Parchment · 340 pp. · 31.5 x 20.5 cm · St. Gall · first third of the 9th century

Bible (Job, Tob, Jdt, Est, I-II Esr)

Books of the Old Testament, dating from the first third of the 9th century, containing annotation in the hand of Notker Balbulus († 912). (smu)

Online since: 09/14/2005

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 15

Parchment · 286 pp. · 29 x 22.5 cm · France, Northern (probably) · second half of the 9th century

Psalter

Psalter, produced in the second half of the 9th century, possibly in northern France. Following the Psalms, which were heavily annotated with commentaries in later centuries (mainly the 14th and 15th centuries), the Psalter is followed by the Canticles as well as a fragment of a Litany of the Saints not produced at St. Gallen. The beautifully illuminated initial capital of the first Psalm (Beatus vir) on page 1 is strongly influenced by Irish models. (smu)

Online since: 12/09/2008

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 17

Parchment · 342 pp. · 24 x 18.5 cm · St. Gall · 880-900

A copy of the Gospel of Matthew

A copy of the Gospel of Matthew made in St. Gall in the 9th century, together with the beginning of a copy of the Gospel of Mark. The second half contains a Greek-Latin copy of Psalms 101 through 150, Canticles in addition to prayers (Magnificat, Te Deum, Pater Noster) and a Litany of the Saints, copied at the Abbey of St. Gall between 880 and 900 from a master copy presumed to have originated in Constantinople. (smu)

Online since: 12/23/2008

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 18

Parchment · 194 pp. · 24.5 x 17.5 cm · St. Gall · about 1000

Composite manuscript, astronomical clock of Pacificus of Verona

Collection of liturgical works, containing texts from the 9th to 12th centuries and an illustration of Pacificus of Verona's star clock. (smu)

Online since: 12/31/2005

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 19

Parchment · 138 pp. · 23.5 x 19 cm · St. Gall · third quarter of the 9th century

Bible (Psalterium iuxta Hebraeos)

Bible manuscript from the time of Hartmut, Vice-abbot ca. 850-872 and Abbot 872-883, containing a copy of the Hebrew Psalter: one volume of the so-called "Kleine Hartmut-Bibel". (smu)

Online since: 06/12/2006

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 20

Parchment · 362 pp. · 30.5 x 23.5 cm · St. Gall · about 820-830

Psalterium Gallicanum with Cantica

The Wolfcoz Psalter – one of St. Gallen's earliest examples of illuminated initials of the highest quality. (smu)

Online since: 12/31/2005

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 21

Parchment · 578 pp. · 31 x 24 cm · Einsiedeln · 12th century

Translatio barbarica psalterii Notkeri tertii (Old High German Psalter by Notker the German)

Old High German translation and commentary on the Psalms by the monk Notker the German of St. Gall, dating from around the year 1000. This 12th century copy from Einsiedeln is the only extant complete copy. (smu)

Online since: 06/12/2006

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 22

Parchment · 344 pp. · 37 x 28 cm · St. Gall · about 883-888 and about 890-900

Golden Psalter (Psalterium aureum) of St. Gall - Psalterium Gallicanum

The Golden Psalter (Psalterium aureum) of St. Gall, written and illuminated with 17 miniatures, either in the West Franconian empire (Soissons?) or in the monastery of St. Gall with the participation of West Franconian scribes and illuminators. (smu)

Online since: 06/12/2006

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 23

Parchment · 368 pp. · 38 x 29 cm · St. Gall · 872-883

Folchart Psalter (Psalterium Gallicanum with Cantica)

The Folchart Psalter, a masterpiece of late Carolingian illumination. (smu)

Online since: 09/14/2005

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 26

Parchment · 118 pp. · 20.5-21 x 13.5-14 cm · Abbey of Malmesbury · 1301-1330

Short Psalter, produced in the west English Abbey of Malmesbury

Short Psalter from the early 14th century, produced in the now dissolved west English Abbey of Malmesbury, with calendar and All Saints Litany, illustrated with artful initials and margin borders composed of leaves, flowers, animals and human heads. Acquired by the Cloister of St. Gall since 1500 at the latest, the volume was "augmented" at this location by the addition of some recipes for medical preparations. (smu)

Online since: 12/23/2008

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 27

Parchment · 732 pp. · 32 x 24 cm · St. Gall · about 850-860

Psalterium Gallicanum with commentary

A glossed psalter from the monastery ofSt. Gall, dating from the middle of the 9th century. (smu)

Online since: 12/31/2005

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 28

Parchment · 265 pp. · 37 x 24 cm · St. Gall · first third of the 9th century

Bible (Prov, Eccl, Koh, Wis, Sir)

Books of the Old Testament from the time of the monk and master scribe Wolfcoz (ca. 820-840) (smu)

Online since: 09/14/2005

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 29

Parchment · 334 pp. · 23.7-24 x 15.5-16 cm · beginning of the 9th century, 13th century

Canticum Canticorum cum glossa; Prosper de gratia et libero arbitrio; Augustini Enchiridion et alia.

A composite manuscript with three parts: 1) a copy of the Song of Songs, surrounded by a learned scholarly commentary from the 12th or 13th century, possibly from the Abbey of St. Gall, 2) a copy of the letter from Prosper of Aquitaine to Rufinus regarding De gratia et libero arbitrio, the work Pro Augustino responsiones ad capitula obiectionum Gallorum calumniantium by Prosper of Aquitaine, the work Responsiones ad Dulcitium de octo quaestionibus ab eo missis by Augustine, and the pseudo-Augustinian piece Hypomnosticon contra Pelagianos (like Cologne, Dombibliothek, Codex 79), 3) an incomplete copy of Augustine's work Enchiridion de fide, spe et caritate (a guide to belief, hope and love). (smu)

Online since: 12/21/2009
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