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Location: St. Gallen
Library / Collection: Stiftsbibliothek
Shelfmark: Cod. Sang. 190
Manuscript title: Gallic Bishops' letters from late antiquity
Caption: Parchment · 357 ff. · 21 x 12.5 cm · 9th century
Language: Latin
Manuscript summary: Gallic Bishops' letters from late antiquity: unique to this manuscript - the correspondences of Bishop Desiderius of Cahors (about 590 - 655), and Ruricius of Limoges (about 445 -511). A frequent correspondent: Bishop Faustus of Riez (about 410 - 511). On pages 1 and 37 the manuscript contains the so-called "St. Galler Bienensegen", the oldest known invocation for bees in the Latin language. (smu)
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier): 10.5076/e-codices-csg-0190
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