Select manuscript from this collection: Ms. A 135  Ms. Rh. 167 Ms. Rh. hist. 27  Ms. Rh. hist. 33b  53/55
Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Zürich
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Zentralbibliothek
Shelfmark:
Shelfmark
Ms. Rh. 172
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Aurora consurgens
Caption:
Caption
Parchment · 100 ff. · 20.4 x 13.9 cm · St. Gall · 15th century
Language:
Language
Latin
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
In its first part, the parchment manuscript contains the text that has been named, on the basis of its outstanding cycle of illustrations, the Aurora consurgens. The manuscript also contains numerous other alchemical treatises, for ex. Albertus Magnus on Secreta Hermetis philosophi, Johannes de Garlandia (John of Garland), excerpts from Geber (Jabir ibn Hayyan), the Thesaurus philosophiae and the Visio Arislei. Nine other Aurora-manuscripts are currently known to exist: Berlin Die uffgehnde Morgenrödte, Bologna, Glasgow, Leiden, Vienna, Paris, Prague and Venice. The Berlin manuscript, dating from the early sixteenth century and containing the illustrations as well as the texts in German translation, is closely related to the Zürich Codex. (ste)
Standard description:
Standard description
Mohlberg Leo Cunibert, Katalog der Handschriften der Zentralbibliothek Zürich I, Mittelalterliche Handschriften, Zürich 1952, S. 246-248. Mit Korrekturen von Marlis Stähli, Zentralbibliothek Zürich. Literaturverzeichnis ergänzt.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-zbz-Ms-Rh-0172 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-zbz-Ms-Rh-0172)
Permanent link:
Permanent link
http://e-codices.ch/en/list/one/zbz/Ms-Rh-0172
IIIF Manifest URL:
IIIF Manifest URL
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How to quote:
How to quote
Zürich, Zentralbibliothek, Ms. Rh. 172: Aurora consurgens (http://e-codices.ch/en/list/one/zbz/Ms-Rh-0172).
Online Since:
Online Since
06/09/2011
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Rights
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Document Type:
Document Type
Manuscript
Century:
Century
15th century
Decoration:
Decoration
Figurative, Full Page, Fully Painted, Gold / Silver, Margin, Text Block
Illuminated:
Illuminated
Yes
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