Select manuscript from this collection: Cod. Sang. 2  Cod. Sang. 898 Cod. Sang. 902  Cod. Sang. 2135  519/620
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St. Gallen
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Cod. Sang. 899
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Poetry manuscript
Parchment · 144 pp. · 22 x 16-16.5 cm · St. Gall · second half of the 9th century / 10th century
Latin, German
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
A significant poetry manuscript from the second half of the 9th as well as the 10th century, produced at the Abbey of St. Gall. Among other items it contains copies of the poem Mosella by Ausonius which recounts a trip on the Rhine and Mosel rivers, a poem in hexameter by Walahfrid Strabo on the life and death of the Irish saint Blathmac (Versus Strabi de beati Blaithmaic vita et fine) and the work De ieiunio quattuor temporum (the so-called Calixtus Letter). (smu)
Standard description:
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Scherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 315-316.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-csg-0899 (
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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 899: Poetry manuscript (
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Additional literature – St. Galler Bibliotheksnetz (SGBN) - Verbundkatalog
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Schmidt · 12/20/2013, 18:48:30

Der Name des irischen Mönches lautet "Blaithmac". Latinisiert wäre das "Blaithmacus". Dieser Name taucht im Text in csg 869 und csg 899 im irischen Genetiv "Blaithmaic" auf.

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