Select manuscript from this collection: Cod. Sang. 2  Cod. Sang. 806 Cod. Sang. 818  Cod. Sang. 2135  509/675
Country of Location:
Country of Location
St. Gallen
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Cod. Sang. 817
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Aristotle · Boethius · Remmius Favinus (?)
Parchment · 345 pp. · 25.9 x 19.4 cm · St. Gall (only parts) · 11th century
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
A copy of Aristotle's Categoriae (Categories) and De interpretatione (On interpretation) in Latin, followed by the respective commentaries of Boethius on each of the Aristotelian texts. Between texts and commentaries is the poem De ponderibus et mensuris by Remmius Favinus (?) concerning weights and measures. This manuscript, decorated with three unusual initials (pp. 44, 203 and 221) was written during the 11th century, likely only parts of it in St. Gall. (smu)
Standard description:
Standard description
Codices Boethiani, A Conspectus of manuscripts of the works of Boethius II, ed. by Smith Lesley, London-Turin 2001, p. 201.
Show standard description
Additional description:
Additional description
Lohr Carolus, Aristotelica Helvetica, Scrinium Friburgense (Sonderband 6), Freiburg 1994, S. 250.
Show additional description
Additional description:
Additional description
Scherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 275-276.
Show additional description
DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-csg-0817 (
Permanent link:
Permanent link
IIIF Manifest URL:
IIIF Manifest URL
IIIF Drag-n-drop
How to quote:
How to quote
St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 817: Aristotle · Boethius · Remmius Favinus (?) (
Online Since:
Online Since
Additional literature:
Additional literature
Additional literature – St. Galler Bibliotheksnetz (SGBN) - Verbundkatalog
(Concerning all other rights see each manuscript description and our Terms of use)
Annotation Tool - Log in
There aren't any annotations for this manuscript. Be the first to create one!
Add an annotation
Annotation Tool - Log in
There aren't any new bibliographical references for this manuscript. Be the first to add one!
Add a bibliographical reference

Reference Images and Binding

Front cover


Back cover

Ruler on page

Digital Colorchecker