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Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Cologny
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Fondation Martin Bodmer
Settlement, shelfmark:
Settlement, shelfmark
Cod. Bodmer 117
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Nibelungenlied, Maihingen Manuscript
Caption:
Caption
Paper · I + 260 + I ff. · 26.8 x 19.5 cm · Bavaria · second quarter of the 15th century
Language:
Language
Bavarian, German
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
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.
Standard description:
Standard description
Wetzel René, Deutsche Handschriften des Mittelalters in der Bodmeriana, Cologny-Genève 1994, S. 155-158.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-cb-0117
Permanent link:
Permanent link
http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/fmb/cb-0117
IIIF Manifest URL:
IIIF Manifest URL
http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/fmb-cb-0117/manifest.json
How to quote:
How to quote
Cologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Cod. Bodmer 117: Nibelungenlied, Maihingen Manuscript (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/fmb/cb-0117).
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03/25/2009
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