|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionBibliothèque de Genève
ShelfmarkMs. lat. 157
Manuscript TitleOfficium capituli abbatiae Sixti
CaptionParchment · 116 ff. · 27.5 x 18 cm · Augustinian Canons Regular, Sixt Abbey (Haute-Savoie) · around 1200
Manuscript SummaryThis manuscript, dated to about 1200, contains several texts, among them the Martyrology of Usuard (Benedictine monk, died around 875), an incomplete homiliary, the Rule of St. Augustine, and the necrology of Sixt Abbey (France, Haute-Savoie) that was expanded with later additions into the 17th century. According to François Huot, the various parts could have existed separately, but they seem to have been combined since the beginning of the 13th century. Primarily in the 13th and 14th century, diverse texts were added on previously blank pages, among them list of dues owed the abbey noted on pages f. 75v and 99r. This manuscript belonged to the Augustinian Canons Regular of Sixt Abbey, who used it during the Officium capituli; the manuscript must have been in their possession until the French Revolution. In the 19th century it was purchased by Auguste Turrettini (1818-1881) from Geneva.
Standard descriptionFrançois Huot, Les manuscrits liturgiques du canton de Genève (Iter Helveticum V), 1990, pp. 354-362.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-bge-lat0157 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-bge-lat0157)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttp://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/bge-lat0157/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteGenève, Bibliothèque de Genève, Ms. lat. 157: Officium capituli abbatiae Sixti (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bge/lat0157).
Century12th century, 13th century
DecorationFully Painted, Initial, Ornamental, Penwork
Liturgica christianaHomiliary, Martyrology
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