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Sub-project: e-codices 2017-2020

January 2017

Status: In progress

Financed by: swissuniversities

Description: Continued support from the swissuniversities program “Scientific Information” will ensure the sustainability of e-codices and its transformation from a project to an established service. In addition, it will ensure the continued improvement of technical infrastructure. Such ongoing development is necessary in order to contribute to essential technical developments in the area of interoperability in the coming years. Finally, more sub-projects will be initiated in order to publish online by 2020 most of those Swiss manuscripts that, from a current point of view, are relevant to research.

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Aarau, Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek, MsMurF 5
Parchment · 258 ff. · 30.5-31 x 22.5-23 cm · first half of the 14th century
Jacobus de Voragine

The Italian Dominican Jacobus de Varagine, known as the author of the Legenda aurea, wrote not only lives of the saints, but also extensive cycles of sermons. This collection from the first half of the 14th century contains about 340 sermons for all Sundays and holidays of the church year. In 1553 it came to the library of Muri Abbey. (gam)

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Aarau, Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek, MsMurF 6
Parchment · 77 ff. · 30 x 20.5 cm · 15th century
Missale speciale

This 15th century Missale speciale contains the formulas for the Mass for the highest holidays of the church year (Christmas, Epiphany, Easter, Ascension, Pentecost, Trinity Sunday, Michaelmas, All Saints' Day and the dedication of the church) as well as for the Mass for the dead and for several votive Masses. This compilation was suited for worship service in a chapel. An image of the crucifixion of Christ has been removed from this manuscript. (gam)

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Aarau, Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek, MsMurF 8
Parchment · 217 ff. · 27 x 18.5 cm · 12th century
Hieronymus, Commentarii in evangelia

This 12th century manuscript with commentaries on the four Gospels is probably from Alsace. This is suggested by the history of the founding of the Benedictine monastery of St. Faith in Sélestat, added on the last pages. In 1530, the manuscript was owned by Johannes Schornegg, parish priest in Muri. (gam)

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Aarau, Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek, MsMurF 14
Paper · 293 ff. · 41 x 31 cm · Lucerne · 1474
Ps. Giles of Rome, Nicolaus de Dinkelspühl, Bernardus de Parentis

In 1474 Adam Keuten, since 1467 parish priest at the Hofkirche in Lucerne, compiled a large-format volume with the Proprietates rerum naturalium moralisatae, an encyclopedia in seven parts about the most important fields of creation, followed by allegorical interpretations of natural phenomena. The volume also contains a medical treatise, several short works about the Eucharist, and a longer treatise about the Mass. (gam)

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Aarau, Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek, MsMurF 84
Paper · 388 ff. · 26.5 x 19.5 cm · Alpirsbach · 1498-1499
Petrus Hispanus, Petrus Tartaretus

This composite manuscript consists of an incunable from Freiburg i. Br. from 1494 and two parts in manuscript, which were copied in 1498 and 1499 by Brother Johannes Bengel, Conventual at Alpirsbach Abbey in the Black Forest. The three texts on scholastic logic are by Peter of Spain and by Petrus Tartaretus, a contemporaneous Parisian philosopher whose mnemonic device, a logical figure called pons asinorum has also been copied. (gam)

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Aarau, Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek, MsMurF 85
Paper · 149 ff. · 28 x 21 cm · Upper Italy · around 1470-1480
Antonius Guainerius; Tractatus medicinales

This composite manuscript about medicine is from Upper Italy and contains three incunabula with works by the doctor Antonio Guainerio, who was active in Pavia. It also contains a part in manuscript from the 1470s with treatises on infertility, on urine, and on stomachache, supplemented by several short recipes and a medical consultation for the humanist and diplomat Marcolino Barbavara. (gam)

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Aarau, Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek, MsMurFm 4
Parchment · 339 ff. · 49 x 35 cm · last quarter of the 15th, first quarter of the 16th century
Graduale, pars de tempore

First volume (Temporale) of the two-volume gradual with liturgical songs that Abbot Laurentius of Heidegg from Muri Abbey purchased from the convent of canonesses at Säckingen in 1532, after the furnishings of Muri Abbey, along with the liturgical books, were destroyed in the Second War of Kappel. The abbot had the large pen-flourish initial at the beginning painted over with the miter, the abbatial crozier, his own coat of arms and that of the abbey. (gam)

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Aarau, Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek, MsMurFm 5
Parchment · 300 ff. · 49 x 36 cm · last quarter of the 15th, first quarter of the 16th century
Graduale, pars de sanctis

Second volume (sanctorale) of the two-volume gradual, which Abbot Laurentius of Heidegg from Muri Abbey purchased from the convent of canonesses at Säckingen in 1532, after the furnishings of Muri Abbey, along with the liturgical books, were destroyed in the Second War of Kappel. The abbot had the large pen-flourish initial at the beginning painted over with the miter, the abbatial crozier, his own coat of arms and that of the abbey. (gam)

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Aarau, Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek, MsMurQ 2
Parchment · I + 6 + I ff. · 23.5 x 17 cm · Muri · end of the 15th, beginning of the 16th century
Kalendarium murense

This late 15th or early 16th century calendar, consisting of only six leaves, contains in addition to the feast days and the saints also the Dedicatio Murensis. After the Reformation, the abbots Christoph von Grüt (1549-1564), Hieronymus Frey (1564-1585) and Jakob Meyer (1585-1596) used it to record the dates of their entry into the monastery, their election as abbot, the death of their successor and other events at the monastery. (gam)

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Aarau, Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek, MsMurQ 6
Parchment · 91 ff. · 17 x 12.5 cm · 1483
Missale OFM

This small format missal, written in 1483, was used by members of the Franciscan order, as can be deduced from the calendar that precedes it. In the 16th century, it belonged to Rudolf Gwicht, Conventual at Muri, who later became abbot of Engelberg Abbey. In the calendar, he recorded his entry into the monastery and added his coat of arms to the back pastedown. (gam)

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Aarau, Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek, MsMurQ 7
Parchment and paper · 357 ff. · 19.5 x 13.5 cm · Southwestern Germany · second half of the 14th century and second half of the 15th century
Breviarium monasticum

This monastic breviary was written in the second half of the 14th century for a Benedictine monastery; judging by the antiphons, it was perhaps written for Muri Abbey. At the end, a later hand added paper leaves to the parchment manuscript and entered the Offices of the Virgin and of Martin. In the 16th century, this breviary was the property of the Benedictines of Muri. (gam)

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Aarau, Staatsarchiv Aargau, AA/0428a
Paper · 126 pp. · 29 x 23 cm · Königsfelden · probably begun in 1417, with additions until 1427
Cartulary and register of annual donations of the Franciscan Königsfelden Abbey

Paper manuscript with copies of the privileges and annual donations regarding the property of the Franciscan Königsfelden Abbey. Begun around 1417 with additions until 1427. After the dissolution of Königsfelden Abbey, the book came to Muri and from there to Muri-Gries (Bolzano, Italy). It was returned as part of the exchange of cultural property with Muri-Gries/Sarnen in 1960. (hod)

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Aarau, Staatsarchiv Aargau, AA/0429
Paper · 242 ff. · 33.5 x 23.5 cm · Königsfelden · begun around 1417, with additions until 1530
Cartulary II of Königsfelden Abbey

Copies of the privileges, regulations, registers of annual donations and documents from the 13th to the 16th century regarding the property of Königsfelden Abbey. Originally set up in individual booklets that were only later bound together. Arranged by type (for the privileges) and otherwise by geographical units. (stt)

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Aarau, Staatsarchiv Aargau, AA/0429 Index
Paper · 10 ff. · 33 x 21 cm · Königsfelden · around 1530
Index for the Königsfelden Abbey Cartulary II

Incomplete alphabetical index by subjects, persons and places for Cartulary II of Königsfelden Abbey (StAAG AA/0429). It was produced around 1530 by Eberhart von Rümlang, secretary of the treasurer’s office of Bern, probably as part of an administrative reform during the time of the Reformation, when the Königsfelden monasteries were secularized by the Bernese Administration. (stt)

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Aarau, Staatsarchiv Aargau, AA/0446
Paper · III + 136 ff. · 32 x 22 cm · Königsfelden · begun around 1480, with additions until about 1530
Cartulary of Königsfelden Abbey concerning the abbey’s Waldshut properties

Copies and regesta of privileges and documents from the 14th to the 16th century concerning Königsfelden Abbey’s Waldshut properties. Begun around 1480, parallel to the establishing of the Königsfelden cartulary II (StAAG AA/0429), with additions until about 1530. (stt)

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Aarau, Staatsarchiv Aargau, AA/0447
Paper · 36 ff. · 31.5 x 22 cm · Königsfelden · begun around 1480, with additions until about 1530
Cartulary of Königsfelden Abbey concerning the abbey’s rights to and properties in Birmenstorf

Copies and regesta of privileges and documents from 1400 until 1530 concerning Königsfelden Abbey’s rights to and properties in Birmenstorf. Begun around 1480, parallel to the establishing of the Königsfelden cartulary II (StAAG AA/0429), with additions until about 1530. (stt)

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Aarau, Staatsarchiv Aargau, AA/0448
Paper · 132 ff. · 32.5 x 24 cm · Königsfelden · 1500-1550
Cartulary of Königsfelden Abbey concerning the Meierhof in Erlinsbach

Copies and regesta of privileges and documents from the 14th to the 16th century, concerning the Meierhof (an estate run by a steward) in Erlinsbach. Begun around 1525, at the time of the dissolution of the monasteries. Parchment binding with square notation. (stt)

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Aarau, Staatsarchiv Aargau, AA/0464
Paper · 190 ff. · 29.5 x 21.5 cm · Königsfelden · around 1432, additions until 1530
Königsfelden Abbey land tax register

This is the first register of land tax from Königsfelden Abbey that has survived; it lists the taxes and those who had to pay them. Begun under Abbess Elisabeth von Leiningen (before 1386 until after 1456), sporadically amended and continued until 1531. (stt)

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Aarau, Staatsarchiv Aargau, AA/0465
Paper · 141 ff. · 29 x 11 cm · Königsfelden · 1451-1457, additions from 1458
Königsfelden Abbey tithing roll

Booklets of the auctioning of the tithes of Königsfelden Abbey, which were later bound together. A booklet was set up for each year between 1451 and 1457, set up by the stewards of the Convent of the Poor Clares, Niklaus Fricker and Ulrich Ambühl; additions until 1458. (stt)

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Aarau, Staatsarchiv Aargau, AG 2.38
Paper · 285 ff. · 21.5 x 14.5 cm · Hermetschwil · 1454
Otto von Passau, Die vierundzwanzig Alten

In the 15th century, one of the most popular devotional works was the guide to Christian life by the Basel Franciscan Otto von Passau, entitled “Die vierundzwanzig Alten”. Around 170 manuscripts and fragments thereof have survived. Many are from nuns’ convents or were meant for lay brothers. This manuscript from Hermetschwil Convent was copied by Sophie Schwarzmurer of Zurich, who later became Mother Superior. (gam)

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