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Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Engelberg
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Stiftsbibliothek
Settlement, shelfmark:
Settlement, shelfmark
Cod. 4
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Biblia latina vulgatae versionis cum prologis
Caption:
Caption
Parchment · 213 ff. · 38.0 x 28.0 cm · Engelberg · 1143-1178
Language:
Language
Latin
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
This second volume of the three-part Engelberger Bible contains the books of the Old Testament remaining after Cod. 3. On 1v, the codex is dedicated in verse by Abbot Frowin (1143-1178) to Mary, the patron saint of the monastery. The codex’s structure and organization reflect the simple but elegant style of Frowin’s library. The colophon on 213r identifies the copyist as Richene, whose hand is also responsible for the other two volumes of the Engelberger Bible (Cod. 3 and Cod. 5); the illuminations and titles are the work of the so-called Engelberger Master. 69v contains a full-page colour depiction of Christ and the Church. (grd)
Standard description:
Standard description
P. Benedictus Gottwald, Catalogus codicum manu scriptorum qui asservantur in Bibliotheca Monasterii O.S.B. Engelbergensis in Helvetia, Freiburg im Breisgau 1891, p. 14-15.
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Additional description:
Additional description
Bruckner Albert, Scriptoria Medii Aevi Helvetica 8, Schreibschulen der Diözese Konstanz, Stift Engelberg, Genf 1950, S. 109-110.
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Additional description:
Additional description
Katalog der datierten Handschriften in der Schweiz in lateinischer Schrift vom Anfang des Mittelalters bis 1550, 
Bd. II: Die Handschriften der Bibliotheken Bern-Porrentruy, bearbeitet von Beat Matthias von Scarpatetti, 
Dietikon-Zürich 1983, Nr. 224, S. 83.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-bke-0004 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-bke-0004)
Permanent link:
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http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bke/0004
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IIIF Manifest URL
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How to quote:
How to quote
Engelberg, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. 4: Biblia latina vulgatae versionis cum prologis (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bke/0004).
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06/09/2011
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