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Location: Einsiedeln
Library / Collection: Stiftsbibliothek
Shelfmark: Codex 206(49)
Manuscript title: Speculum humanae salvationis
Caption: Parchment · 92 pp. · 36.2 x 27.5 cm · France (Paris?) or Flanders · 15th century (about 1430-1450)
Language: Latin
Manuscript summary: This is an especially lovely exemplar, written in France (Paris?) or Flanders, of The Mirror of Human Salvation, or Speculum humanae salvationis. The work itself exists in over 200 manuscript copies and numerous print editions. The Mirror of Human Salvation is divided into the prefiguring of salvation (Old Testament), the story of salvation as told in the New Testament (from the Annunciation to the Judgement Day), the 7 Stations of the Passion, the 7 Sorrows and the 7 Joys of Mary. At this time, four leaves and the opening portion are missing. (lan)
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier): 10.5076/e-codices-sbe-0206
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