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Location: Zürich
Library / Collection: Zentralbibliothek
Shelfmark: Ms. Rh. hist. 33b
Manuscript title: War technology (Illuminated Manuscript)
Caption: Paper · 168 ff. · 30.0 x 21.0 cm · Upper Rhine · about 1420-1440
Language: German
Manuscript summary: This codex contains a rare illuminated manuscript constituted entirely by illuminated pages, for each of which only a succinct caption is given, most often only a line of text, and which therefore provides exceptional historical image-sources for numerous domains. The pictures presented here of military technology were perhaps originally part of a medieval house book. A typical collector’s item, this illuminated manuscript underscores the collection character of the Rheinau conventual library, whose librarians and abbots were expressly on the lookout for rare books. (ste)
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier): 10.5076/e-codices-zbz-Ms-Rh-hist0033b
Permanent link: http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/zbz/Ms-Rh-hist0033b
How to quote: Zürich, Zentralbibliothek, Ms. Rh. hist. 33b: War technology (Illuminated Manuscript)
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Online since: 06/09/2011
External resources: Handschriftencensus – Eine Bestandesaufnahme der handschriftlichen Überlieferung deutschsprachiger Texte des Mittelalters
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