Select manuscript from this collection: Cap. Rés. 527  Ms. L 30 Ms. L 37  Ms. L 1365  6/21
Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Fribourg/Freiburg
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire/Kantons- und Universitätsbibliothek
Settlement, shelfmark:
Settlement, shelfmark
Ms. L 34
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Jacobus de Voragine, Legenda Aurea
Caption:
Caption
Parchment · 375 ff. · 24 x 16.5-17 cm · Interlaken (?) · 14th century
Language:
Language
Latin
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
James of Voragine’s Golden Legend, one of the most copied texts of the Middle Ages, appears here in a meticulous fourteenth-century copy. This copy is particularly noteworthy for its exceptional elegance and the refined stitchwork that fixes defects in the parchment (holes and tears); they bring to mind similar works from the double convent of canons and canonesses at Interlaken. The decoration resembles the output of a Zurich workshop. Little is known of the early history of the manuscript, but it as attested in the Cistercian monastery of Hauterive from at least the seveneenth century. (jur)
Standard description:
Standard description
Jurot Romain, Catalogue des manuscrits médiévaux de la Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire de Fribourg, Dietikon-Zürich 2006, p. 97-100.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-bcuf-L0034 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-bcuf-L0034)
Permanent link:
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http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bcuf/L0034
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IIIF Manifest URL
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Fribourg/Freiburg, Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire/Kantons- und Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. L 34: Jacobus de Voragine, Legenda Aurea (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bcuf/L0034).
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03/31/2011
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