|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionUniversitätsbibliothek
ShelfmarkO IV 29
Manuscript TitleAlbin of Clairvaux: Liber de virtutibus / Epistola ad Heribertum
CaptionParchment · 56 ff. · 13 x 8.5 cm · 11th/12th century
Manuscript SummaryLittle is known about Albin of Clairvaux, also Albuinus of Gorze or Albuinus Eremita, except that around the year 1000 he produced a compilation of moral-theological writings dedicated to a Parisian canon Arnoldus and to Archbishop Heribert of Cologne (999-1021). The present copy is from the 11th or 12th century and is bound in soft leather, which originally was probably long enough to completely cover the book, but so narrow that the body of the block protrudes above and below. In the 15th century it was the property of the Carthusian monastery of Mainz, and it came to the Basel University Library as part of the Remigius Faesch collection.
Standard descriptionAus: HAN, Verbundkatalog Handschriften - Archive - Nachlässe, 2020.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-ubb-O-IV-0029 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-ubb-O-IV-0029)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttp://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/ubb-O-IV-0029/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteBasel, Universitätsbibliothek, O IV 29: Albin of Clairvaux: Liber de virtutibus / Epistola ad Heribertum (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/ubb/O-IV-0029).
Century11th century, 12th century
Binding11th century, 12th century
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