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Location: St. Gallen
Library / Collection: Stiftsbibliothek
Shelfmark: Cod. Sang. 398
Manuscript title: Benedictiones episcopales
Caption: Parchment · 220 pp. · 21.5-22 x 16 cm · Mainz · about the year 1000
Language: Latin
Manuscript summary: A Benedictional from the diocese of Mainz, written and decorated with about 200 gold initials and a full-page miniature of Christ as Savior of the World; from about the year 1000, during the tenure of Archbishop Willigis (975-1011). Obtained by the Cloister of St. Gall at an unknown point in time (oldest evidence: in St. Gall by about 1600). It contains the prayers of benediction to be sung by the bishop, ordered according to the church year. (smu)
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier): 10.5076/e-codices-csg-0398
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How to quote: St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 398: Benedictiones episcopales
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