Select manuscript from this collection: Cod. Sang. 2  Cod. Sang. 558 Cod. Sang. 560  Cod. Sang. 2135  407/675
Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
St. Gallen
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Stiftsbibliothek
Shelfmark:
Shelfmark
Cod. Sang. 559
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Lives of Ancient Roman Saints
Caption:
Caption
Parchment · 266 pp. · 28 x 21.5 cm · St. Gall · around 900
Language:
Language
Latin
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
A collection of lives of ancient Roman saints (among them Sebastian, Agnes and Emerentia, Agatha, Lucia, Blandina) as well as a copy of the Vita of Saint Vedastus, Bishop of Arras, by Alcuin of York. The manuscript contains the sermon De ieiunio (On fasting) by St. Ambrose. The codex was written in about 900, most likely at the Abbey of St. Gall. (smu)
Standard description:
Standard description
Scarpatetti Beat Matthias von, Die Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen, Bd. 1: Abt. IV: Codices 547-669: Hagiographica, Historica, Geographica, 8.-18. Jahrhundert, Wiesbaden 2003, S. 38-40.
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Additional description:
Additional description
Scherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 177.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-csg-0559 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-csg-0559)
Permanent link:
Permanent link
http://www.e-codices.ch/en/list/one/csg/0559
IIIF Manifest URL:
IIIF Manifest URL
IIIF Drag-n-drop http://www.e-codices.ch/metadata/iiif/csg-0559/manifest.json
How to quote:
How to quote
St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 559: Lives of Ancient Roman Saints (http://www.e-codices.ch/en/list/one/csg/0559).
Online Since:
Online Since
12/21/2009
Additional literature:
Additional literature
Additional literature – St. Galler Bibliotheksnetz (SGBN) - Verbundkatalog
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Rights
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Document Type:
Document Type
Manuscript
Binding:
Binding
15th century
Century:
Century
9th century, 10th century
Decoration:
Decoration
Figurative, Margin, Penwork
Illuminated:
Illuminated
Yes
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