|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionUniversitätsbibliothek
ShelfmarkA VIII 51
Manuscript TitleMargret Zschampi’s Book of Devotion and Prayer
CaptionPaper · 167 ff. · 14.5 x 10.5 cm · 2nd half of the 15th century
Manuscript SummaryThis late medieval book of devotion and prayer is named for its first owner, Margret Zschampi, Dominican at Klingental Convent in Basel. It is a typical manuscript for edification, in German, as they were customarily used and written at the end of the Middle Ages for private devotion, especially in women’s convents and in lay communities. Margret Zschampi donated the manuscript to the Carthusian monastery of Basel, where it became part of the library for lay brothers. As part of this Carthusian library, the devotional book reached the university library of Basel in 1590. This is the only completely preserved known manuscript from the Dominican Convent of Klingental.
Standard descriptionAus: HAN, Verbundkatalog Handschriften - Archive - Nachlässe, 2017.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-ubb-A-VIII-0051 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-ubb-A-VIII-0051)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttps://e-codices.ch/metadata/iiif/ubb-A-VIII-0051/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteBasel, Universitätsbibliothek, A VIII 51: Margret Zschampi’s Book of Devotion and Prayer (https://e-codices.ch/en/list/one/ubb/A-VIII-0051).
DecorationFull Page, Initial, Ornamental, Penwork, Schematic
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With in situ fragmentPastedown
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