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St. Gallen
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Cod. Sang. 657
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Constance Chronicle; Zurich Chronicles; Chronicle of the Council of Constance according to Ulrich of Richenthal
Paper · 230 pp. · 31 x 22 cm · Felix Hemmerli (?) · second half of the 15th century
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
This manuscript, written in the second half of the 15th century, probably shortly after 1450, contains first (pp. 146) the Constance World Chronicle from the end of the 14th century. This is followed by the Zurich Chronicle from the beginnings to the start of the 15th century (pp. 47121), a continuation of the Zurich Chronicle about the years 1420/21, 1436 and 1443−1450 (pp. 121132), and a abbreviated edition of the Chronicle of the Council by Ulrich of Richenthal (pp. 132228). Based on an examination of the handwriting, in the older literature it is considered that the early humanist Felix Hemmerli (1388/89−1454) from Zurich may have been the scribe. The manuscript was owned by the Swiss scholar Aegidius Tschudi (1505−1572) and was sold to the monastery of St. Gall by his family in February 1768. Tschudi added various marginal notes and corrections to the texts. (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. 299-301.
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Additional description:
Additional description
Scherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 214.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-csg-0657 (
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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 657: Constance Chronicle; Zurich Chronicles; Chronicle of the Council of Constance according to Ulrich of Richenthal (
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15th century
15th century
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Offset, Pastedown, Guard
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