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Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Schaffhausen
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Stadtbibliothek
Shelfmark:
Shelfmark
Ministerialbibliothek, Min. 6
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Biblia sacra
Caption:
Caption
Parchment · 399 ff. · 34 x 25.5 cm · Southwest Germany · first quarter of the 14th century
Language:
Language
Latin
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
A complete Latin Bible in fine, extremely white parchment, copied and illuminated in the region of Lake Constance in the first half of the fourteenth century. Two- to eight-line framed, mostly figurated initials in colors and gold introduce the prologue and the Biblical books. At the beginning there are two illuminated pages, each with six medallions (colored pen-drawings) in which are depicted episodes from the history of Creation up to the expulsion from Eden, Noah’s ark and the sacrifice of Isaac. The manuscript is attested in Schaffhausen from the fifteenth century. Min. 6 is one of the most beautiful manuscripts of the Ministerial Library, and present a unity of parchment, script and book decoration. (spe)
Standard description:
Standard description
Gamper Rudolf / Knoch-Mund Gaby / Stähli Marlis, Katalog der mittelalterlichen Handschriften der Ministerialbibliothek Schaffhausen, Dietikon-Zürich 1994, S. 83-85.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-sbs-min0006 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-sbs-min0006)
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http://e-codices.ch/en/list/one/sbs/min0006
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Schaffhausen, Stadtbibliothek, Ministerialbibliothek, Min. 6: Biblia sacra (http://e-codices.ch/en/list/one/sbs/min0006).
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Buchmalerei im Bodenseeraum, 13. bis 16. Jahrhundert, hrsg. im Auftrag des Bodenseekreises von Eva Moser; mit Beitr. von: Ellen J. Beer et al., Robert Gessler, Friedrichshafen, 1997.

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