Documents: 19

Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, P 15 fol.
Parchment · 140 ff. · 39.5 x 30 cm · St. Urban · middle of the 13th century
Cistercian Antiphonary (Sacred pieces)

Liturgical music to be sung during night prayer hours on the feasts of the saints, from the early period of the Cistercian cloister of Saint Urban. (kam)

Online Since: 07/25/2006

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, P 19 fol.
Parchment · 239 ff. · 61 x 41 cm · Prague · about 1410
Cistercian Gradual (Winter Part)

Liturgical music for the singing of mass on Sundays and feast days in a Cistercian monastery, with decorations by the Master of the Antwerp Bible of Conrad of Vechta, produced in Prague shortly after 1400. (kam)

Online Since: 12/12/2006

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, Msc. 34 4°
Paper · 180 ff. · 20 x 14,5 cm · 1402/1411
Engelbertus Admontensis; Marquard von Lindau

This manuscript contains two texts: the Speculum virtutis by Abbot Engelbert von Admont (ca. 1250-1331), which is a reflection on leadership in the Aristotelian spirit, and a tract by Marquard von Lindau (d. 1392) on the merits of all living beings based on their divine creation and on the merits of the human soul. (kam)

Online Since: 12/21/2010

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, KB 35 4°
Parchment · 202 ff. · 20 x 14–14.5 cm · Gelnhausen · 1453-1454
Composite manuscript with scholastic and homiletic contents

In addition to sermons and sermon-related material pertaining to Sundays, saints’ days and feast-days dedicated to Mary, the manuscript contains part of S. Bonaventure’s (1221-1274) commentary on the four books of the Sentences of Peter Lombard, and the treatise De arca Noe by Marquard of Lindau (d. 1392). (kam)

Online Since: 06/09/2011

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, Msc. 39. fol.
Paper · 342 ff. · 28.5 x 20.5 cm · January 5, 1460 - October 9, 1461
Nicholas of Lira, Commentary on the Bible

This manuscript contains the commentaries of French Franciscan Nicholas of Lira (ca. 1270/1275-1349) on the Old Testament Books of Exodus and Leviticus, with illustrations produced in central Switzerland. (kam)

Online Since: 03/22/2012

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, Msc. 40. fol.
Paper · 391 pp. · 29.5 x 21-21.5 cm · March 7, 1460 – March 5, 1461
Nicholas of Lira, Commentary on the Bible

Commentaries by the Franciscan monk Nicholas of Lyra (ca. 1270/1275-1349) on the Old Testament Books of Joshua, Judges, Ruth, I and II Samuel (I and II Kingdoms), with illustrations produced in central Switzerland. (kam)

Online Since: 03/22/2012

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, Msc. 41. fol.
Paper · 320 ff. · 28.5 x 20.5 cm · March 7, 1460 - March 5, 1461
Nicholas of Lira, Commentary on the Bible

Contains the commentaries of French Franciscan Nicholas of Lira (ca. 1270/1275-1349) on the Old Testament Books of Numbers and Deuteronomy, with illustrations produced in central Switzerland. (kam)

Online Since: 03/22/2012

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, Msc. 42. fol.
Paper · 225 ff. · 28 x 20.5 cm · 1459
Nicholas of Lira, Commentary on the Bible

The commentary of French Franciscan Nicholas of Lira (ca. 1270/1275-1349) on the Old Testament Book of Isaiah, with illustrations produced in central Switzerland. (kam)

Online Since: 03/22/2012

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, Msc. 43. fol.
Paper · 333 ff. · 28.5 x 20.5 cm · August 27, 1460 - April 24 1462
Nicholas of Lira, Commentary on the Bible

The commentaries of French Franciscan Nicholas of Lira (ca. 1270/1275-1349) on the Old Testament Books of I and II Kings (III and IV Kingdoms), I and II Chronicles, I and II Maccabees, with illustrations produced in central Switzerland. (kam)

Online Since: 03/22/2012

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, Msc. 44. fol.
Paper · 381 ff. · 28.5 x 21 cm · July 6, 1460 – May 6, 1462
Nicholas of Lira, Commentary on the Bible

Contains the commentaries of French Franciscan Nicholas of Lira (ca. 1270/1275-1349) on the Old Testament Books of Ecclesiastes, the Song of Songs, Wisdom, and Sirach. (kam)

Online Since: 03/22/2012

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, Msc. 45. fol.
Paper · 299 ff. · 28.5 x 20.5 cm · December 4, 1459 – September 20, 1461
Nicholas of Lira, Commentary on the Bible

Contains the commentary of French Franciscan Nicholas of Lira (ca. 1270/1275-1349) on the Old Testament Books of Genesis, with illustrations produced in central Switzerland. (kam)

Online Since: 03/22/2012

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, Cod.N.175
Paper · 379 ff. · 21 x 15,5 cm · Basel · 1516/1517
Elisabeth von Schönau, Mechthild von Magdeburg

The first part of this manuscript contains works by and about the mystic Elisabeth von Schönau (d. 1164) as translated into Alemannic: Liber visionum, Prophetia Elisabethae, Adiuratio conscriptoris, Liber viarum Dei, Liber revelationum de sacro exercitu virginum Coloniensium, Epistolae, Visio Egberti de Ursula, Epistola Eckeberti ad cognatas suas de obitu dominae Elisabeth. The second part contains the mystical tract by Mechthild von Magdeburg (d. 1282), Das Liecht der Gotheit in an Alemannic re-translation from the Latin. This is the only known textual witness of this version. (kam)

Online Since: 12/21/2010

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, P 6 4°
Parchment · 279 ff. · 14.5 x 11 cm · Paris, for the Archdiocese of Bamberg · End of the 15th century
Book of Hours

This Book of Hours belonged to the town clerk and alderman of Solothurn, Franz Haffner (1609-1671). It is set up for use in the Archdiocese of Bamberg and is written in northern Bavarian dialect, but it belongs to a group of devotional books that were produced in Paris and then exported to Nuremberg for sale. (kam)

Online Since: 12/18/2014

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, P 13 fol.:1
Parchment · 288 ff. · 36.5 x 25.5-26 cm · Upper Rhine · 1338
Vincentius Bellovacensis

This manuscript contains books 1-8 of the history of the world by the French Dominican monk Vincent of Beauvais († 1264) in the version of Douai in 32 books. (kam)

Online Since: 06/23/2014

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, P 13 fol.:3
Parchment · 328 ff. · 36-36.5 x 25-25.5 cm · Upper Rhine · 1388-1340
Vincentius Bellovacensis

This manuscript contains books 17–24 of the history of the world by the French Dominican monk Vincent of Beauvais († 1264) in the version of Douai in 32 books. (kam)

Online Since: 06/23/2014

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, P 13 fol.:4
Parchment · 380 ff. · 36-36.5 x 25-25.5 cm · Upper Rhine · 1340
Vincentius Bellovacensis

This manuscript contains books 25-32 of the history of the world by the French Dominican monk Vincent of Beauvais († 1264) in the version of Douai in 32 books. Ff. 372-378 contain an early copy of the Historia Tartarorum by Frater C. de Bridia. (kam)

Online Since: 06/23/2014

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, P 33 4°
Parchment · 81 ff. · 24 x 16.5-17 cm · around 1200
Berno Augiensis; Walahfridus Strabo

This manuscript contains the life of Ulrich by Berno of Reichenau and the lives of St. Gall and St. Othmar. by Walafrid Strabo, as well as a copy of a document on the early history of St. Urban's Abbey, which is among the oldest surviving manuscripts in the St. Urban library. (kam)

Online Since: 12/18/2014

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, P 34 4°
Parchment · 114 ff. · 22 x 15.5 cm · end of the 12th century
Isidorus Hispalensis

This manuscript contains the Sententiae as well as an excerpt from the Etymologiae by Isidore of Seville; furthermore as later additions it contains incantations, a notice on the early economic history of St. Urban's Abbey, and the blessing of the three angels. (kam)

Online Since: 12/18/2014

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Luzern, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, P 37 4°
Parchment · 124 ff. · 28.5 x 20.5 cm · beginning of the 13th century
Odalricus Virdunensis

This manuscript contains the as yet only know textual witness of the Breviloquium sententiarum artis theologicae, an adaptation of Peter Lombard’s sentences by the Canon Odalricus of Verdun. (kam)

Online Since: 12/18/2014