|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
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Library / CollectionStiftsbibliothek
ShelfmarkCod. Sang. 1142
Manuscript TitleLiturgical manuscript with Latin and German texts from the Cistercian Nuns’ Cloister Günterstal near Freiburg im Breisgau
CaptionPaper · 815 pp. · 20.2 × 13.9 cm · Cistercian Nuns’ Cloister Günterstal · second third of the 15th century
Manuscript SummaryLiturgical manuscript from the Cistercian Nuns’ Cloister Günterstal near Freiburg im Breisgau, written by various hands, partly in Latin and partly in German. The manuscript was purchased in the year 1782 by the St. Gall monk Gall Metzler (1743-1820), parish priest in Ebringen near Freiburg, which was owned by St. Gall; it contains, among other texts, a calendar (p. 1-12), sermons (p. 57-213), pericopes from the Epistles and from the Gospels (p. 222-271), further liturgical texts and prayers for the celebration of the Commune sanctorum , an incomplete copy (p. 490-624) of the popular treatise Büchlein der ewigen Weisheit (The little Book of Eternal Wisdom) by the Constance mystic Henry Suso († 1366), the Latin Gospel of Nicodemus (p. 659-695), a German prose version of the Gospel of Nicodemus (p. 695-761), as well as the Lamentationes Jeremie in Latin (p. 762-770). Together with Cod. Sang. 1140 and Cod. Sang. 1141, as well as probably six more now lost volumes, this manuscript was part of a large Günterstal lectionary, containing sermons as well as martyrological and liturgical texts. Several pages (for example between p. 489 and p. 490) were already torn out or cut out before the pagination at the end of the 18th century.
Standard descriptionScherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 414-415.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-csg-1142 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-csg-1142)
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IIIF Manifest URLhttps://www.e-codices.ch/metadata/iiif/csg-1142/manifest.json
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How to quoteSt. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 1142: Liturgical manuscript with Latin and German texts from the Cistercian Nuns’ Cloister Günterstal near Freiburg im Breisgau (https://www.e-codices.ch/en/list/one/csg/1142).
Additional literatureAdditional literature – St. Galler Bibliotheksnetz (SGBN) - Verbundkatalog
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