Select manuscript from this collection: Cod. Sang. 2  Cod. Sang. 1085 Cod. Sang. 1092  Cod. Sang. 2135  558/620
Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
St. Gallen
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Stiftsbibliothek
Settlement, shelfmark:
Settlement, shelfmark
Cod. Sang. 1091
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Book of wax tablets
Caption:
Caption
Wood and wax · IV + 14 + IV pp. · 14.8 x 10.5 cm · St. Gall (?) · 15th century (?)
Language:
Language
Not specified
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
Seven wooden tablets, bound together each between two later-added front and back paper guard leaves; the first tablet is filled only on the verso side with black-dyed wax, the following five are filled on both sides, the last is not filled. The format of the wooden tablets without the paper reinforcements is 14.8 x 8 cm. According to Wilhelm Wattenbach (in: Anzeiger für Kunde der deutschen Vorzeit 1873, p. 79f.), the tablets probably are “Bruchstücke des Taschenbuchs eines Klosterbeamten aus dem 15. Jahrh.” (pieces of the broken pocket book of a monastery official from the 15th century); several Latin and German words (partly upside-down) can be guessed. (sno)
DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-csg-1091 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-csg-1091)
Permanent link:
Permanent link
http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/csg/1091
IIIF Manifest URL:
IIIF Manifest URL
IIIF Drag-n-drop http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/csg-1091/manifest.json
How to quote:
How to quote
St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 1091: Book of wax tablets (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/csg/1091).
Online Since:
Online Since
10/08/2015
Additional literature:
Additional literature
Additional literature – St. Galler Bibliotheksnetz (SGBN) - Verbundkatalog
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