Select manuscript from this collection: Cod. Sang. 2  Cod. Sang. 965 Cod. Sang. 969  Cod. Sang. 2135  543/620
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St. Gallen
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Cod. Sang. 966
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Paper · 235 pp. · 21 x 14.5-15 cm · St. Gall · around 1450
Middle High German, German
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A compilation of religious and ascetic content from the 15th century containing dicta, exhortations and sermons from saints and doctors of the church, treatises on the Sacrament, the Lord's Prayer etc. (by Meister Eckhart, David von Augsburg, Berthold von Regensburg and the Engelberg homilist, among others), the so-called "St. Gall Christmas Play" ("St. Galler Weihnachtsspiel", also known as "St. Galler Spiel von der Kindheit Jesu") as well as a commentary on the book of Daniel by Nicolaus of Lyra. (smu)
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Scherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 339-343.
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10.5076/e-codices-csg-0966 (
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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 966: Composite manuscript (
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