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St. Gallen
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Cod. Sang. 599
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Life of Jesus in German
Paper · 466 pp. · 30 x 21 cm · area of the Abbey of Saint Gall · 1467
Alemannic, German
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German version of the life of Jesus according to the four gospels, in an Alemannic recension. With colorful initials and 21 filled initials, drawn in pen and usually colored. The scribe and probably also first owner, Rudolf Wirt, gives his name at the end of the text on p. 463 as well as the date of the completion of the manuscript on January 9, 1467. The volume originated in one of the women’s cloisters of St. Gall and came to the St. Gall Abbey Library between 1780 and 1792. (dor)
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Scarpatetti Beat Matthias von, Die Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen, Bd. 1: Abt. IV: Codices 47-669: Hagiographica, Historica, Geographica, 8.-18. Jahrhundert, Wiesbaden 2003, S. 151-153.
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Scherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 193.
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Katalog der datierten Handschriften in der Schweiz in lateinischer Schrift vom Anfang des Mittelalters bis 1550, Bd. III: Die Handschriften der Bibliotheken St. Gallen-Zürich, bearbeitet von Beat Matthias von Scarpatetti, Rudolf Gamper und Marlis Stähli, Dietikon-Zürich 1991, S. 49.
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10.5076/e-codices-csg-0599 (
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