|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionStadtbibliothek
ShelfmarkMinisterialbibliothek, Min. 19
CaptionParchment · 294 ff. · 34 x 24 cm · around 1100
Manuscript SummaryThis copy of Augustine’s De civitate Dei, written in two columns and executed by several hands, has numerous corrections, variants and Nota monograms in the margins; it is listed in the supplements to the Allerheiligen Abbey register of books from about 1100 (Min. 17, f. 306v). The volume opens with an incipit page and an ornate decorative page with the initial E in a red pen and ink drawing on a light green background. Red initials with scroll ornamentation stretching over 10-12 lines mark the beginning of individual books. A quire was lost between f. 137/138 and between f. 193/194, before this codex, like many others, received a new binding in the 15th century with metal bosses, two clasps and the title written on the front cover; as with Min. 20, Min. 24, Min. 40, Min. 53, Min. 55 and Min. 104, fragments from a 14th century necrology of Allerheiligen Abbey were used as back flyleaf and pastedown (f. 292, 293).
Standard descriptionGamper Rudolf / Knoch-Mund Gaby / Stähli Marlis, Katalog der mittelalterlichen Handschriften der Ministerialbibliothek Schaffhausen, Dietikon-Zürich 1994, S. 104-105.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-sbs-min0019 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-sbs-min0019)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttp://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/sbs-min0019/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteSchaffhausen, Stadtbibliothek, Ministerialbibliothek, Min. 19: Augustinus (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/sbs/min0019).
Century11th century, 12th century
DecorationFull Page, Fully Painted, Initial, Ornamental, Penwork
|With in situ fragment:||
With in situ fragmentFlyleaf
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