Select manuscript from this collection: Cod. 3  Cod. B 219 Mss.h.h.I.2  Mss.h.h.I.16  48/51
Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Bern
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Burgerbibliothek
Settlement, shelfmark:
Settlement, shelfmark
Mss.h.h.I.1
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Diebold Schilling, Amtliche Berner Chronik, vol. 1
Caption:
Caption
Parchment · 235 ff. · 40–40.5 x 28–28.5 cm · Bern · 1478-1483
Language:
Language
German
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
The Amtliche Berner Chronik (Official Chronicle of Bern) was commissioned by the city of Bern in 1474. About ten years later, Diebold Schilling was able to present the city council with this three-volume work, with its title pages in color, decorative initials, and more than six hundred large illustrations. The first volume contains the early history of Bern from the founding of the city until the year 1421, based on the older chronicle by Konrad Justinger, following the version by Bendicht Tschachtlan. The work remained in the possession of the Bern Chancellery for nearly three hundred years before the volumes were given to the City Library in 1762. (mit)
Standard description:
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Beschreibung für e-codices von Florian Mittenhuber, Burgerbibliothek Bern, Sammlung Bongarsiana, Oktober 2011.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-bbb-Mss-hh-I0001 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-bbb-Mss-hh-I0001)
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Bern, Burgerbibliothek, Mss.h.h.I.1: Diebold Schilling, Amtliche Berner Chronik, vol. 1 (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bbb/Mss-hh-I0001).
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