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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek

The Abbey Library of St. Gall is one of the oldest monastic libraries in the world; it is the most important part of St. Gall’s Abbey district UNESCO world heritage site. The library’s valuable holdings illustrate the development of European culture and document the cultural achievements of the Monastery of St. Gall from the 7th century until the dissolution of the Abbey in the year 1805. The core of the library is its manuscript collection with its preeminent corpus of Carolingian-Ottonian manuscripts (8th to 11th century), a significant collection of incunabula and an accumulated store of printed works from the 16th century to the present day. The Abbey Library of St. Gall was a co-founder of the project e-codices. With its famous Baroque hall, where temporary exhibitions are hosted, the Abbey Library of St. Gall is one of the most visited museums in Switzerland.

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 73
Parchment · 262 pp. · 35-35.5 x 25-25.5 cm · St. Gall · 9th century
A commentary by Pseudo-Jerome on the Epistles of Paul

A commentary by Pseudo-Jerome on the Epistles of Paul. This manuscript, produced by the Cloister of St. Gall in the 9th century, is significant in terms of textual history study. Pages 231 through 260 contain the oldest commentary on the Letter to the Hebrews, composed by Irish theologians from the circle of Pelagius during the 7th century. (smu)

Online Since: 12/23/2008

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 74
Parchment · 300 pp. · 38-38.5 x 26 cm · 12th century
Bible (Apc, Epistolae catholicae, Io), with Glossa ordinaria

Copy of New Testament books with prologues and Glossa ordinaria: Gilbertus Porretanus, prologue to the Apocalypse, Stegmüller RB 839 (pp. 24), Apocalypse (pp. 481), prologue to the catholic epistles, Stegmüller RB 809 and 11846 (p. 82), Epistle of James (pp. 8399), First Epistle of Peter (pp. 99115), Second Epistle of Peter (pp. 115126), First Epistle of John (pp. 126141), Second Epistle of John (pp. 141143), Third Epistle of John (pp. 143145), Epistle of Jude (pp. 145150), prologue to the Gospel of John, Stegmüller RB 624 (pp. 151153), Gospel of John (pp. 154300). At the beginning of the chapters (p. 2, 4, 83, 126, 141, 145, 151, 154), there are initials stretching over several lines executed in minium with blue, green and light yellow, in part with figurative elements (p. 83 and 145: animal head and animal mask; p. 126: quadruped; p. 143: billy goat; p. 154: dragon). In the margin on p. 99, there is a depiction of the Apostle Peter with the keys. (sno)

Online Since: 03/22/2018

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 75
Parchment · 840 pp. · 55 x 40 cm · Tours, Abbey St. Martin · 9th century
Biblia latina Vet. et Novi Testamenti

The earliest complete extant pandect of Alcuin from the abbey of St. Martin at Tours. (smu)

Online Since: 12/31/2005

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 76
Parchment · 858 (822) pp. · 34.4 x 48.3 cm · St. Gall (?) · 12th century
Biblia latina utriusque Testamenti

Complete Bible in large-format, only the Psalms and the Book of Baruch are not included. The individual books are introduced by initials in red ink over several lines (e.g., p. 3). The inside of the back cover shows imprints of pages in uncial script, probably a 5th century version of a Vetus Latina. (sno)

Online Since: 03/17/2016

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 77
Parchment · 482 pp. · 46.5 x 35 cm · St. Gall · around 850-860
Bible (Gen, Ex, Lev, Num, Deut, Josh, Judg, Ruth)

Bible manuscript from the time of Hartmut, Vice-abbot ca. 850-872 and Abbot 872-883, containing books of the Old Testament (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges and Ruth). The first volume of the so-called "Grosse Hartmut-Bibel". (smu)

Online Since: 12/12/2006

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 78
Parchment · 336 pp. · 42 x 31 cm · St. Gall · third quarter of the 9th century
Bible (I-II Sam, III-IV Kings)

Bible manuscript from the time of Hartmut, Vice-abbot ca. 850-872 and Abbot 872-883, containing books of the Old Testament (Samuel I and II and Kings III and IV).The second volume of the so-called "Grosse Hartmut-Bibel". (smu)

Online Since: 12/12/2006

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 79
Parchment · 452 pp. · 39.5 x 30 cm · St. Gall · third quarter of the 9th century
Bible (I-II Chr, Jdt, Esth, I-II Ezra, I-II Macc)

Bible manuscript from the time of Hartmut, Vice-abbot ca. 850-872 and Abbot 872-883, containing books of the Old Testament (Paralipomenon I and II, Judith, Esther, Ezra, Nehemiah and Maccabees I and II). (smu)

Online Since: 12/12/2006

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 80
Parchment · 308 pp. · 41 x 26.5/26.7 cm · All Saints, Schaffhausen · around 1100
Pentateuch . Books of Josua and Judges . Epistles of Paul

A copy of the first five books of Moses (the Pentateuch), the books of Joshua and Judges from the Old Testament as well as the Epistles of Paul and the Acts of the Apostles from the New Testament, produced in about 1100 in the cloister of All Saints (Allerheiligen) in Schaffhausen, already recorded in the 12th century as held in St. Gall. (smu)

Online Since: 04/15/2010

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 81
Parchment · 363 pp. · 42 x 31 cm · St. Gall · third quarter of the 9th century
Bible (Prov, Eccl, Song, Wis, Sir, Job, Tob)

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 - also called Sirach, Job, Tobit). A volume of the so-called "Grosse Hartmut-Bibel". (smu)

Online Since: 06/12/2006

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 82
Parchment · 551 pp. · 40.5 x 29.5 cm · St. Gall · third quarter of the 9th century
Bible (Isa, Jer, Ezek, XII min. proph., Dan)

Bible manuscript from the time of Hartmut, Vice-abbot ca. 850-872 and Abbot 872-883, containing books of the Old Testament (Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel and the minor prophets.) A volume of the so-called "Grosse Hartmut-Bibel". (smu)

Online Since: 12/12/2006

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 83
Parchment · 418 pp. · 40.5 x 30.5 cm · St. Gall · around 850-860
Bible (Epistles, Acts, Apoc)

Bible manuscript from the time of Hartmut, Vice-abbot ca. 850-872 and Abbot 872-883, containing the Pauline Epistles, the Acts and Revelations. The last volume (6) of the so-called "Grosse Hartmut-Bibel". (smu)

Online Since: 12/12/2006

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 85
Parchment · 472 pp. · 45 x 26 cm · St. Gall · first third of the 9th century
Expositio in Lucam libri VI

Exegesis of St Luke's Gospel by Beda Venerabilis, written by the monk and master scribe Wolfcoz around 820/840. (smu)

Online Since: 12/31/2005

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 86
Parchment · 234 pp. · 30.5-31 x 23.5-24 cm · Einsiedeln · around 950-970
The Pseudo-Clementines

The Pseudo-Clementines in a copy produced at the Cloister of Einsiedeln in the period around 950/970, with a title illustration showing the conflict between Peter the Apostle and Simon Magus. The 10-book "Pseudo-Klementinen" is written from the point of view of Peter's follower Clement and tells about Peter's travels, his conflict with Simon Magus, and the conversion of his pupil, Clement of Rome. (smu)

Online Since: 12/09/2008

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 87
Parchment · 345 pp. · 36.5 x 25.5 cm · St. Gall · 9th century
Homiliae Origenis in Genesim, Exodum et Leviticum.

A copy of the sermons of the early Christian theologian Origen (185-254) on the Old Testament books of Genesis, Exodus and Leviticus, produced in the 9th century at the Abbey of St. Gall. (smu)

Online Since: 12/21/2009

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 88
Parchment · 596 pp. · 29 x 22 cm · St. Gall · second half of the 9th century
Origenes, Commentarii in epistulas ad Romanos

An excellently crafted copy of the ten-part commentary of the Greek theologian Origen (185-253/54) on the Epistle to the Romans (Commentarii in epistulas ad Romanos), produced in the Cloister of St. Gall during the second half of the 9th century. (smu)

Online Since: 12/23/2008

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 89
Parchment · 217 pp. · 23.4-23.5 x 15.2-15.4 cm · St. Gall · end of the 9th century
Cypriani de dominica oratione etc. Dicta Gregorii Nazanzeni episcopi de Hieremia propheta. Cypriani de mortalitate.

This manuscript of collected works is important to textual history and contains various works by Bishop Cyprian of Carthage († 258), including De dominica oratione, De mortalitate and De opere et eleemosynis, together with a tract by an unknown Irish author, De duodecim abusivis saeculi written by an unknown author, and the invocation of Gregory of Nazianz to the residents of Nazianz in Latin translation (Ad cives Nazianzenos gravi timore perculsos et praefectum irascentem) copied near the end of the 9th century at the Abbey of St. Gall. (smu)

Online Since: 12/21/2009

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 90
Parchment · 170 pp. · 27.5 x 19-19.5 cm · second half of the 9th century (?)
Altercatio contra Arrium. Epistola adversus Luciferianum hereticum.

This manuscript contains a Latin language copy of the Altercatio contra Arrium by the church father Athanasius that is significant to textual history, together with one of the five oldest copies of the Epistola adversus Luciferianum hereticum by the church father Jerome, probably made by the St. St. Gall monk Rifine during the second half of the 9th century. (smu)

Online Since: 12/21/2009

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 92
Parchment · 184 pp. · 24.4-24.5 x 17.9-18.1 cm · St. Gall · 9th century
Libri VI Effrem diaconi de judicio etc., et alia.

Copies of various works by the church father Ephraem the Syrian in Latin, written in the Abbey of St. Gall during the 9th century. Among them are the works De iudicio dei et resurrectione, De beatitudine animae, De poenitentia, De luctaminibus and De die iudicii et monita. The leaves of the last portion of the manuscript, which contains Sermon 60 of Caesarius of Arles, were previously folded. (smu)

Online Since: 12/21/2009

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 93
Parchment · 112 ff. · 22.6-22.7 x 14.5 cm · St. Gall · 9th century
Effrem diaconi opuscula

Copies of assorted shorter sermons in Latin by Ephrem the Syrian (d. 373), some of them incomplete, including De compunctione cordis, De iudiciis dei and De beatitudine animarum, produced at the Abbey of St. Gall during the 9th century. (smu)

Online Since: 07/31/2009

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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 94
Parchment · 112 ff. · 19.5-20 x 14-14.5 cm · 9th century
Sanctus Ambrosius, Contra haereticos, eius Epistolae

A not particularly good quality copy of three letters by Ambrose, three chapters from the work De fide contra Arianos by Faustinus, the report (Relatio) by the Roman Prefect Symmachus (about 342-402/403) about the conflict over the altar of Victoria, and the oration of Augustine against the Arians (Contra sermonem Arrianorum)  preceded by the oration of the Arians (Sermo Arrianorum). This Codex was produced in the 9th century in the Cloister of St. Gall. (smu)

Online Since: 12/09/2008

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