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St. Gallen
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Cod. Sang. 503ab
Manuscript Title:
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Prayer book, Latin and French
Parchment · II + 161 pp. · 12 x 8 cm · France · 2nd half of the 15th century
Latin, French
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
Small format prayer Book on highest quality parchment with Latin and several French prayers. The coat of arms on p. 3 refers to the Montboissier family from Auvergne as commissioner. In addition to a half-page crucifixion scene (p. 3), the manuscript also contains many tiny initials, most of them with animal heads, as wells as numerous miniatures on pp. 97-146, taking up four lines of text with images of saints. (sno)
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Scarpatetti Beat Matthias von, Die Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen, Band 2 Abt. III/2: Codices 450-546: Liturgica, Libri precum, deutsche Gebetbücher, Spiritualia, Musikhandschriften 9.-16. Jahrhundert, Wiesbaden 2008, S. 181-186.
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Additional description:
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Scherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 158.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-csg-0503ab (
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Additional literature – St. Galler Bibliotheksnetz (SGBN) - Verbundkatalog
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