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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 19
Paper · 294 ff. · 36,4 x 27,2 cm · Hagenau · around 1450
"Historienbibel". Old Testament

The Frauenfeld history Bible (“Historienbibel”) was completed in about 1450 in the atelier of Diebold Lauber at Hagenau (Alsace) and revised somewhat later. It contains 80 illustrations, each showing the work of three separate hands. It was probably in the possession of the Cloister of Augustinian Canons at Kreuzlingen beginning in the 16th century. (lug)

Online Since: 03/22/2012

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 24
Parchment · 366 ff. · 19 x 14.3 cm · Besançon · 13th/14th century
Burgundian Breviary

Breviary, rubricated red and blue, with numerous initials on a gold background as well as drolleries at the lower margin. Calendar with the signs of the zodiac and with agricultural tasks to be carried out in each month. Particularly worthy of emphasis are the full-page representations of St. Christopher (p. 176), of the Adoration of the Magi (p. 178), and of Christ on the Cross (p. 179). Based on the mention of saints in the calendar and in the rest of the manuscript, it was probably created in Besançon. From there, by unexplained means, it came into the possession of the patrician family Wallier of Solothurn: owners’ entries by Guillaume Wallier (16th century) and Henri Wallier (1605) on p. 4 and p. 731, the latter’s also on the front cover. On p. 90 of the 1858 catalogue of the cantonal library of Thurgau, the provenance is given as Fischingen. Possibly the mansucript reached Fischingen by means of one of the two abbots of Fischingen from Solothurn, Augustin Bloch from Oberbuchsitten (1776-1815) or the last Abbot of Fischingen, Franz Fröhlicher from Bellach (1836- 1848). (lug)

Online Since: 04/23/2013

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 80
Paper · 231 ff. · 28.5 x 20.5 cm · region of Lake Constance · 1460-1470
Composite manuscript with German sacred and profane texts from the Late Middle Ages

This composite manuscript was produced between 1460 and 1470 in the region of Lake Constance. Perhaps it was held for some time by the Ittingen Charterhouse near Frauenfeld. It contains late medieval sacred and profane texts, which were published for the first time in part based on this manuscript, such as Die fünf Herzeleid Mariä, the Frauenfelder Passionsgedicht and a prose recension of Wolfram's Willehalm, as well as an excerpt from the Büchlein der ewigen Weisheit by Henry Suso. (lug)

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 96
Paper · 22 ff. · 32.5 x 21.5 cm · between 1614 and 1638
Chronicle of Hauterive Abbey

In contrast to other chronicles by Heinrich Murer (1588-1638, from 1614 on a Conventual at the Carthusian Monastery of Ittingen), this entirely chronicle of Hauterive Abbey (FR) is not by Murer’s hand, but was probably only commissioned by the monk from Ittingen to be created at Hauterive Abbey. Regarding the content, the manuscript consists of two parts: the history of the monastery and a list of ecclesial events. The former begins with Abbot Girard (1138-1157) and ends with Abbot Petrus (end of the 16th century); the latter pertains to the years between 1500 and 1510. (sol)

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 97
Paper · 7 ff. · 30.5 x 20 cm · Ittingen, Carthusian Monastery · between 1614 and 1638
Chronicle of the Dominican Monastery of Basel and of the Convent of Maria Magdalena OP in Basel

Chronicle of the Dominican Monastery of Basel and of the Convent of Maria Magdalena OP in Basel by Heinrich Murer (1588-1638, from 1614 on a Conventual at the Carthusian Monastery of Ittingen). The manuscript is divided into the chronicle of the Dominican Monastery and the chronicle of the Convent in Basel. In the first part, Murer describes the building of the Dominican Monastery in 1233 and the development of the diocese of Basel from the 13th to the 15th century. In the second part, Murer turns to the establishment of the convent in the 11th century and its reconstruction in 1253, as well as other ecclesial events until 1465. (sol)

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 98
Paper · 42 ff. · 31.5 x 21 cm · Ittingen, Carthusian Monastery · between 1614 and 1638
Chronicle of the diocese of Chur

Chronicle of the diocese of Chur by Heinrich Murer (1588-1638, from 1614 on a Conventual at the Carthusian Monastery of Ittingen). Murer describes the establishment of the diocese of Chur and names Asinio (451) as its first bishop, followed by 75 more bishops until John IV (1418-1440). Four modern copies of deeds of donation from Emperor Otto I and King Louis the German, as well as annalistic notes, are appended to the chronicle. (sol)

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 99
Paper · 53 + 1 ff. · 32.5 x 20.5 cm · Ittingen, Carthusian Monastery · between 1629 and 1638
Chronicle of Einsiedeln Abbey

Chronicle of Einsiedeln Abbey by Heinrich Murer (1588-1638, from 1614 on a Conventual at the Carthusian Monastery of Ittingen). The description of the abbots from Eberhard (934-958) to Plazidus (1629-1670) is preceded by a pen and ink drawing of the patron saints of the church and a fold-out map of the monastery complex. The chronicle contains copies, written by Murer, of deeds of donation and confirmation that relate to Einsiedeln Abbey. (sol)

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 100
Paper · 7 ff. · 30.5 x 20 cm · Ittingen, Carthusian Monastery · between 1614 and 1638
Chronicle of the Priory of Embrach

Chronicle of the Priory of Embrach by Heinrich Murer (1588-1638, from 1614 on a Conventual at the Carthusian Monastery of Ittingen). In this chronicle, which is incomplete with respect to decoration as well as content, Murer describes a few individual abbots and important events in the history of the monastery. (sol)

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 101
Paper · 22 ff. · 32.3 x 20.2 cm · Ittingen, Carthusian Monastery · between 1631 and 1638
Chronicle of Engelberg Abbey and of the Convent of St. Andreas

Chronicle of Engelberg Abbey and of the Convent of St. Andreas by Heinrich Murer (1588-1638, from 1614 on a Conventual at the Carthusian Monastery of Ittingen). The chronicle begins with a description of the geographic location and the foundation of the monastery (1119). This is followed by the history of Engelberg Abbey from Abbot Adelhelm (1124/26-1131) until Abbot Plazidus Knüttel (1630-1658). In a shorter second part, Murer describes the foundation (1199) and history of the Convent of St. Andreas from 1254-1455. (sol)

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 102
Paper · 18 + 1 ff. · 31.0 x 20.1 cm · Ittingen, Carthusian Monastery · between 1634 and 1638
Heinrich Murer: History of Fischingen Abbey

Chronicle of Fischingen Abbey by Heinrich Murer (1588-1638, a monk at the Carthusian monastery of Ittingen from 1614), which is probably based on the Chronicle of Jakob Bucher, also a monk at the Ittingen monastary, whose Chronicle of the abbey of Fischingen was completed between September 15, 1627 and September 14, 1628. (lug)

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 103
Paper · 48 + 12 ff. · 31.5 x 20.5 cm · Ittingen, Carthusian Monastery · between 1630 and 1638
Heinrich Murer: History of the Abbey of St. Gall

The Chronicle of St. Gall abbey by Heinrich Murer (1588-1638, a member of the Carthusian Cloister of Ittingen from 1614). According to his own account, Murer based his work on the writings of St. Gall religious community member, legal expert and abbey librarian Jodocus Metzler (1574-1639), among others. The chronicle extends from the founding of the abbey by St. Gallus until the year 1630. (lug)

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 104
Paper · 10 ff. · 31.7 x 20.4 cm · Ittingen, Carthusian Monastery · between 1630 and 1638
Heinrich Murer: History of St. Johann Abbey

Chronicle of St. John abbey in the Thurtal by Heinrich Murer (1588-1638, a member of the Carthusian community at Ittingen from 1614). Murer bases his work on information of his own as well as on the writings of St. Gall community member, legal expert and abbey librarian Jodocus Metzler, among others. (lug)

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 105
Paper · 86 pp. · 31.0 x 20.8 cm · Ittingen, Carthusian Monastery · between 1614 and 1638
Heinrich Murer: History of St. Katharinental, Töss and Berenberg Abbey

Chronicle of the cloisters of St. Katharinental, Töss and Berenberg as set down by Heinrich Murer (1588-1638, a monk in the Carthusian monastary of Ittingen from 1614). Embedded within this volume is the "St.Katharinentaler Schwesternbuch" (St. Katharinental Book of Sisters), in a hand from the end of the 17th century, which presents a version of the famous Book of Sisters from the 15th century that is extremely faithful to the original. An equally faithful version of the "Tösser Schwesternbuch" (Töss Book of Sisters by Elisabeth Stagel is rendered in the same hand. The twelve lives from the "St.Katharinentaler Schwesternbuch" found in the above mentioned chronicles are derived from those of Heinrich Murer, as demonstrated by a comparison with the "Helvetia Sancta" by Heinrich Murer. (lug)

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 106
Paper · 98 ff. · 32.0 x 20.8 cm · Ittingen, Carthusian Monastery · between 1629 and 1638
Heinrich Murer: History of the Constance Diocese

Chronicle of the Bishopric of Constance by Heinrich Murer (1588-1638, member of the Carthusian monastery at Ittingen from 1614). Heinrich Murer bases his chronicle upon earlier works, including the Chronicon of Hermannus Contractus (1013-1054), which was continued by his pupil Berthold von Reichenau into the year 1080, the Chronik der Alten Eidgenossenschaft (Chronicle of the Old Confederacy) by Johannes Stumpf (1500-1577/78), published in 1547/48; the Chronologia monasteriorum Germaniae praecipuorum by Caspar Bruschius (1518-1557): the Chronik von dem Erzstifte Mainz und dessen Suffraganbistümern (Chronicle of the Archdiocesan Abbey of Mainz and its Suffragan Bishoprics) by Wilhelm Werner, Graf von Zimmern (1485-1575); the historical works of Christoph Hartmann (1568-1637) of Frauenfeld, who was librarian of the Einsiedeln abbey in his later years and who wrote the Annales Heremi Deiparae Matris in Helvetia together with Franz Guillimann. Murer’s chronicle extends from the origins of what would later be the Diocese of Constance in Windisch in the year 411 under Bishop Paternus to the year 1629 under Bishop Johannes VII. (lug)

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 107
Paper · 126 ff. · 31 x 20.5 cm · Ittingen, Carthusian Monastery · between 1614 and 1638
Chronicle of Konstanz Cathedral, of the collegiate churches of the diocese, of the city of Konstanz and of Reichenau

Chronicle of Konstanz Cathedral, of the collegiate churches of the diocese, of the city of Kon-stanz and of Reichenau by Heinrich Murer (1588-1638, from 1614 on a Conventual at the Car-thusian Monastery of Ittingen). While in Y 106 Murer only addressed the history of the diocese of Konstanz, in this manuscript he goes into more detail about Konstanz and its surroundings. His sources were writings by other clerics, such as the Chronicle of Konstanz by Jakob Rassler (1568-1617). (sol)

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 108
Paper · 11 ff. · 30.8 x 20.0 cm · Ittingen, Carthusian Monastery · between 1626 and 1638
Heinrich Murer: History of Kreuzlingen Abbey

Chronicle of Kreuzlingen Abbey by Heinrich Murer (1588-1638, a monk in the Carthusian monastery of Ittingen from 1614). Murer based his historical account of the abbey of Kreuzlingen on older documents as well as on a list of abbots extending to 1626. (lug)

Online Since: 04/14/2008

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 109
Paper · 7 + 2 ff. · 31.4 x 19.5 cm · Ittingen, Carthusian Monastery · between 1629 and 1638
Heinrich Murer: History of Eschenbach Abbey

The Chronicle of Eschenbach cloister by Heinrich Murer (1588-1638, member of the Carthusian convent at Ittingen from 1614). (lug)

Online Since: 12/19/2011

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 110
Paper · 15 ff. · 31.7 x 20.4 cm · Ittingen, Carthusian Monastery · between 1614 and 1638
Heinrich Murer: History of Paradies Abbey

Chronicle of the Paradies Cloister by Heinrich Murer (1588-1638, a member of the Carthusian community at Ittingen beginning in 1614). For this work Murer used the Swiss Chronicle of Johann Stumpf and probably the "Swabian Chronicle" by Thomas Lirer, among others. It contains numerous copies of documents regarding the holdings of the Paradies Cloister. (lug)

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 111
Paper · 392 ff. · 31 x 20.2 cm · Ittingen, Carthusian Monastery · 1638
Heinrich Murer: Helvetia Sancta

A list of Swiss saints in chronological order, from St. Beatus to Nicolaus Rusca and the Capuchin Fidelis. Decorated with pen and ink drawings with blue wash by the painter Hans Asper of Constance. Murer’s model for the Helvetia Sancta most likely was the Bavaria Sancta by Matthäus Rader, published in Munich in 1615. (lug)

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Frauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 112
Paper · 64 ff. · 32.0 x 20.6 cm · Ittingen, Carthusian Monastery · between 1627 and 1638
Heinrich Murer: History of Reichenau Abbey

Chronicle of the Cloister of Reichenau by Heinrich Murer (1588-1638, a monk at the Carthusian monastery ofIttingen beginning in 1614), based on the Chronicle of Gallus Oeheim, Priest and Chaplain of the Cloister of Reichenau († 1511). (lug)

Online Since: 07/25/2006

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