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Location: St. Gallen
Library / Collection: Stiftsarchiv (Abtei Pfäfers)
Shelfmark: Cod. Fab. XIII
Manuscript title: Vitas patrum
Caption: Parchment · 127 ff. · 26.5–27.5 x 17–17.5 cm · southern German region · beginning or first half of the 9th century
Language: Latin
Manuscript summary: The Pfafers manuscript of the Vitas Patrum or Adhortationes sanctorum patrum ad profectum perfectionis monachorum was produced during the first half of the 9th century. It contains teachings of the fathers of Christian monasticism, who were extremely well received during the middle ages and had a strong influence on hagiography. This text was written by one hand and includes black, red and yellow filled initials and captions. On the front and back pastedowns are fragments of a homiliarium. (kur)
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier): 10.5076/e-codices-ssg-0013
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How to quote: St. Gallen, Stiftsarchiv (Abtei Pfäfers), Cod. Fab. XIII: Vitas patrum
Online since: 12/21/2009
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