Select manuscript from this collection: Cod. 3  Cod. 234 Cod. 258  MUE Inc I 20  27/114
Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Bern
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Burgerbibliothek
Shelfmark:
Shelfmark
Cod. 250
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Victorinus Aquitanus: Calculus; Abbo Floriacensis: Computus
Caption:
Caption
Parchment · 28 ff. · Teil I: 28.5-29 x 22.5-23 cm / Teil II: 27.5-28 x 23 cm · Part I (ff. 1-12): Germany: Seligenstadt; Part II (ff. 13-28): France: Fleury · Part I (f. 1-12): around 836; Part II (f. 13-28): around 1000
Language:
Language
Latin
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
The manuscript consists of two parts. The first, Carolingian (fol. 112) with its original texts (fol. 1v11v), reflects a meeting between Einhard and Lupus of Ferrières that occurred in June of 836 in Seligenstadt. Lupus received the arithmetic book (Calculus) by Victorius of Aquitaine along with a now widely known model alphabet for Ancient Capitals. Around 1000, texts by Abbo of Fleury on the ‘computus’ (reckoning the date for Easter) were then added at the abbot’s home monastery on the Loire (fol. 1228), along with an abacus table (fol. 1r). The resulting collection of documents contains key items for and from Abbo's technical scholarship and offers a slightly divergent counterpart to the contemporaneous Floriacensis, Berlin, Staatsbibl., Phill. 1833. (all)
Standard description:
Standard description
Homburger, Otto: Die illustrierten Handschriften der Burgerbibliothek Bern, Bd. II (Bern, um 1960) [unpubliziertes Typoskript]. Redigiert und ergänzt von Michael I. Allen und Florian Mittenhuber, Oktober 2014.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-bbb-0250 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-bbb-0250)
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Permanent link
http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bbb/0250
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IIIF Manifest URL
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How to quote:
How to quote
Bern, Burgerbibliothek, Cod. 250: Victorinus Aquitanus: Calculus; Abbo Floriacensis: Computus (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bbb/0250).
Online Since:
Online Since
03/19/2015
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Document Type:
Document Type
Manuscript
Binding:
Binding
17th century, 18th century
Century:
Century
9th century, 11th century
Restored:
Restored
Yes
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