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Ministerialbibliothek, Min. 3
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Bibliorum sacrorum pars tertia
Parchment · 284 ff. · 36 x 26 cm · Schaffhausen · 1080-1096
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Part of a complete bible in four volumes, three of which have survived (Min. 2, Min. 3, Min. 4), listed in the Allerheiligen Abbey register of books from about 1100 (Min. 17, f. 306v). Contents: poetic books (Proverbs to Sirach), Tobias, Judith, Esther, Ezra, Maccabees. Written in two columns, by one hand, with contemporaneous corrections. Later marginalia and glosses by various hands attest to intensive use of the manuscript into the 14th century. The P on the ornamental page (f. 7v) corresponding to 15 lines and the initials with scroll ornamentation at the beginning of the individual books and prologues are executed in pen with red ink. As in Min. 4, their inner grounds are in rich blues and greens, which differ from the pale colors in Min. 2. 12th century Romanesque leather binding with decorative lines and two clasps. (spe)
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Gamper Rudolf / Knoch-Mund Gaby / Stähli Marlis, Katalog der mittelalterlichen Handschriften der Ministerialbibliothek Schaffhausen, Dietikon-Zürich 1994, S. 77-79.
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10.5076/e-codices-sbs-min0003 (
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