Select manuscript from this collection: Cod. Sang. 2  Cod. Sang. 882 Cod. Sang. 898  Cod. Sang. 2135  517/620
Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
St. Gallen
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Stiftsbibliothek
Settlement, shelfmark:
Settlement, shelfmark
Cod. Sang. 897
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Symmachus, Epistolae; apocryphal correspondence between Seneca and Paul
Caption:
Caption
Parchment · 80 pp. · 13.5 x 9–9.5 cm · 11th / 12th century
Language:
Language
Latin
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
On pp. 273, this codex contains a total of 153 letters by Quintus Aurelius Symmachus († 402/403), a Roman politician from late antiquity; they are one letter from lib. IX, 10 letters from lib. IV, 44 from lib. V, 18 from lib. VI, 40 from lib. VII, 36 from lib. I and 4 from lib. II. Following the numbering of the edition MGH Auct. ant. 6,1, they are the following letters: IX, 142 (20); IV, 16 (17), 57 (58) – 60 (61), 63 (64), 66 (67) f., 69 (70), 72 (73); V, 3–5, 8, 13, 19 (18), 21 (20), 23 (22), 29 (27) f., 34 (32), 36 (34), 38 (36), 41 (39), 44 (42) – 47 (45), 49 (47) – 51 (49), 53 (51), 55 (53), 57 (55) – 60 (58), 65 (64), 67 (65) f., 68 (66), 70 (68) f., 73 (71), 75 (73), 77 (75) – 80 (78), 84 (82) f., 89 (87), 91 (89) f., 96 (94); VI, 3, 13, 17 (18), 22 (23), 28 (29), 31 (32), 45 (46), 47 (48), 55 (56), 60 (61) f., 65 (66), 72 (73) – 74 (75), 78 (79) – 80 (81); VII, 2f., 9, 11, 16, 19, 21f., 22, 25, 33, 44, 47, 49, 51–54, 56, 60f., 66f., 71–73, 78, 80, 85, 88 (87), 92 (91) – 94 (93), 98 (97) f., 102 (101), 105, 107, 109, 114, 117; I, 28 (22), 31 (25) – 34 (28), 36 (30) – 77 (71), 79 (73) f., 82 (76) – 84 (78), 86 (80), 88 (82), 90 (84) – 93 (87), 96 (90), 99 (93) f., 105 (99), 107 (101); II, 1, 3, 6, 8. Each letter begins with a red majuscule corresponding to two lines. The manuscript concludes on pp. 7379 with fictional correspondence between the Roman philosopher Seneca and Paul the Apostle. (sno)
Standard description:
Standard description
Scherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 314.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-csg-0897 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-csg-0897)
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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 897: Symmachus, Epistolae; apocryphal correspondence between Seneca and Paul (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/csg/0897).
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06/22/2017
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