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St. Gallen
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Cod. Sang. 452
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Chapter office book with the Rule of Saint Benedict, a martyrology and a necrology of St. Gall
Parchment · 268 pp. · 32 x 19/20 cm · Monastery of St. Gall (Fridolin Sicher) · 1542/43
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Meant for daily use in the chapter office, this volume was written in 1542/43 by the secular cleric Fridolin Sicher (1490−1546), born in Bischofszell, for St. Gall Prince-Abbot Diethelm Blarer (1530−1564; cf. his coat of arms on p. 5 and p. 8 as well as p. 268); later the volume came into the possession of the monastic community of St. Gall. Before as well as after the Reformation, Fridolin Sicher was cathedral organist and calligrapher for St. Gall Abbey. In the front of the volume there is a Latin copy of the Rule of Saint Benedict (pp. 5-72), followed in the later part by an abridged version, consolidated into a single draft, of the Martyrologium Romanum and a necrology related to St. Gall Abbey (pp. 83-267). Under Prince-Abbot Bernhard Müller (1594−1630), this chapter office book was replaced with a new necrology begun in 1611 (cf. Cod. Sang. 1442) that no longer contained the Rule of Saint Benedict. (smu)
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Scarpatetti Beat Matthias von, Die Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen, Bd. 2: Abt. III/2: Codices 450-546: Liturgica, Libri precum, deutsche Gebetbücher, Spiritualia, Musikhandschriften 9.-16. Jahrhundert, Wiesbaden 2008, S. 9-12.
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Scherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 147.
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10.5076/e-codices-csg-0452 (
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