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St. Gallen
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Cod. Sang. 470
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Book of hours in Latin and necrology
Parchment · 247 pp. · 14.5 x 10.5 cm · Brabant or Northeast France · 15th century
Latin, Alemannic
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
Book of hours of high-quality production and stylistically well-written (pp. 1-193, following four paper flyleaves). The miniature on p. 24, representing St. Veronica with the veil, is particularly noteworthy. Christ’s face was later damaged. A full-page miniature on p. 163 is at the beginning of the Office for the Dead. The manuscript’s initials are decorated with gold leaf, as well as the pages with miniatures - for example pp. 24, 38, 52 and 132 - containing figural decorative elements such as representations of animals. In the 16th century the manuscript seems to have reached the Eastern Alemannic-speaking area and have come to St. Gall. (nie)
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Scarpatetti Beat Matthias von, Die Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen, Bd. 2: Abt. III/2: Codices 450-546: Liturgica, Libri precum, deutsche Gebetbücher, Spiritualia, Musikhandschriften 9.-16. Jahrhundert, Wiesbaden 2008, S. 63-66.
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Scherrer Gustav, Verzeichnis der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 153.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-csg-0470 (
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