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Fondation Martin Bodmer
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Cod. Bodmer 117
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Nibelungenlied, Maihingen Manuscript
Paper · I + 260 + I ff. · 26.8 x 19.5 cm · Bavaria · second quarter of the 15th century
Bavarian, German
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The approximately 40 surviving manuscripts of the Nibelungenlied attest to the important position held by this text during the middle ages. The copy in CB 117 (the "Maihingen manuscript") was produced in the 15th century by three different scribes. The first five adventures have been abridged by the removal of about 100 supplementary strophes. The "Lament of the Niebelungen", which recounts the mourning of heroes who died in battle, forms the closing section of the manuscript. (fmb)
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Wetzel René, Deutsche Handschriften des Mittelalters in der Bodmeriana, Cologny-Genève 1994, S. 155-158.
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10.5076/e-codices-cb-0117 (
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