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Location: Solothurn
Library / Collection: Zentralbibliothek
Shelfmark: Cod. S 458
Manuscript title: German book of meditations and prayers for Dominican nuns
Caption: Paper · 252 ff. · 15.5 x 10.5 cm · Bern, Inselkloster St. Michael · 1507
Language: Alemannic, German
Manuscript summary: This German book of meditations and prayers for Dominican nuns was produced at the Inselkloster St. Michael in Bern. It contains, inter alia, numerous excerpts from the writings of Gertrud of Helfta and Mechthild of Hackeborn. Most of it was written in 1507 by Sister Luzia von Moos. Beginning in the 17th century the manuscript is known to have been in the possession of the Solothurn family Gugger; at the beginning of the 19th century it was obtained by the Solothurn City Library. (hol)
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier): 10.5076/e-codices-zbs-S-0458
Permanent link: http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/zbs/S-0458
How to quote: Solothurn, Zentralbibliothek, Cod. S 458: German book of meditations and prayers for Dominican nuns
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Online since: 12/21/2009
External resources: Handschriftencensus – Eine Bestandesaufnahme der handschriftlichen Überlieferung deutschsprachiger Texte des Mittelalters
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