|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionKantonsbibliothek Thurgau
Manuscript TitleOpera Gregorii Magni
CaptionParchment · A-F + 222 ff. · 22.7 x 17.6 cm · 1390; 21 March 1391
Manuscript SummaryThis single-column manuscript was written in a meticulous 14th century hand. The volume contains Omelie (homilies, ff. 1r-103r), Dialogi (dialogues, ff. 103v-170r) and the Liber pastoralis (ff. 172r-219v) by Pope Gregory I (542-604). The headings are written in red, and the manuscript contains red decorated initials on f. 103v and 172r. Furthermore, the main text of the manuscript is supplemented with various annotations by a somewhat later hand. The manuscript can be dated by means of various entries on f. 103r The main hand wrote Expliciunt omelie sancti Gregorij pape. Anno Nonagesimo. Two other hands noted domini 130° above the main text and 1390 next to it. On f. 219v the main hand also wrote Explicit Pastorale beati Gregorij pape Etc. Anno Millesimo ccc°. Nonagesimo primo. Finitus est liber iste in die s. Benedicti. The same page has a first ownership note Iste liber est domus throni sancte trinitatis in pletriach, which refers to the Carthusian monastery Pletriach in Slovenia. This volume came to the Thurgau Cantonal Library via the Ittingen Charterhouse (18th century ownership note on f. 1r). The white plate binding with two clasps dates from 1553 (dating can be found in the motif of Esaia). Just like manuscript Y 39, this binding also has plant ornaments and images of saints.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-kbt-y059 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-kbt-y059)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttp://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/kbt-y059/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteFrauenfeld, Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau, Y 59: Opera Gregorii Magni (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/kbt/y059).
DecorationInitial, Ornamental, Penwork
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