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St. Gallen
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Library / Collection
Cod. Sang. 1394
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Veterum Fragmentorum Manuscriptis Codicibus detractorum collectio Tom. I.
Parchment · 200 pp. · ca. 23/31 x 19/23 cm · St. Gall · 4th century / 5th century / 10th century / 11th century / 9th-15th century
Latin, Alemannic, German, Hebrew
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
Collected Fragments Volume I from the Abbey Library of St. Gall ("Veterum Fragmentorum manuscriptis codicibus detractorum collectio tomus primus"). The volume contains, among many varied single pages and fragmentary texts, fragments from the Aeneid and the Georgics by Vergil from the late 4th century which are significant to textual history (11 pages and 8 small strips), 17 smaller and larger bits of text from a pre-Vulgate Vetus-Latina version of the Gospels from the early 5th century, fragments of a copy of the comedies of Terence from the 10th century, documents from the 9th through 15th centuries, small fragments in Hebrewscript, and the "St. Galler Glauben und Beichte II" (formulas for shrift or confession, together with professions of faith from the 11th century). Pater Ildefons von Arx (1755-1833) assembled this composite volume in the year 1822 and dedicated it to his former supervisor, Abbey Librarian Pater Johann Nepomuk Hauntinger (1756-1823). (smu)
Standard description:
Standard description
Lowe Elias Avery, Codices Latini Antiquiores. A palaeographical guide to latin manuscripts prior to the ninth century. Part VII: Switzerland, Oxford 1956 (Osnabrück 1982), p. 39-41.
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Additional description:
Additional description
Scherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 456-461.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-csg-1394 (
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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 1394: Veterum Fragmentorum Manuscriptis Codicibus detractorum collectio Tom. I. (
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5th century, 9th century, 10th century, 11th century, 12th century, 13th century, 14th century, 15th century
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Liturgica christiana
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Die schönsten Seiten der Schweiz. Geistliche und weltliche Handschriften / Trésors enluminés de Suisse. Manuscrits sacrés et profanes, M. Bernasconi Reusser, C. Flüeler, B. Roux (ed.), Cinisello Balsamo 2020, 206-207, Nr. 33 (C. Flüeler).

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