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Country of LocationSwitzerland
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Library / CollectionEisenbibliothek
Manuscript Title12,1: Bergk Ordnung der Nideröesterreichischen Lande 1553; 12,2: Beschreibung des Löblichen Uraltten Eysenwergs in der Obern Steyermarch…
CaptionPaper · 12,1: 150; 12,2: 20 pp. · 32 x 20.5 cm · 1553-1653
Manuscript SummaryMss 12 is a collected manuscript produced by several hands between the years 1553 and 1653. Mss 12,1, the first and most extensive section (pp. 1-147), details the mining regulations put in place in Lower Austria during the mid-16th century. It is a handwritten copy made from the official printed 'Bergk Ordnung', which was written at the court of the Archduke of Austria and printed by Hans Syngriener (Johann Singriener the Younger [? - 1562]) in Vienna in 1553 (Iron Library exemplar: EM/Cr 48). In a note after the index at the end of the manuscript Syngriener is mentioned by name (p. 147). Mss 12,1 begins with a statement establishing the authority of Ferdinand von Habsburg [1503-1564], who was then Archduke of Austria (pp. 1-2). There follows a series of 208 numbered articles which take into account a broad number of factors, from the manner in which mine pits and shafts were to be established, to the way in which older tunnels were to be treated and the employment of skilled labor (pp. 2-133). This section of the manuscript concludes with a closing statement (pp. 133-134) and a complete index of articles (pp. 135-147). Mss 12,2, the second section of the collected manuscript, provides a case study, describing the history and operation of iron mining and production in Upper Styria. The addendum to this report has marginalia produced in a distinctly different hand, providing supplementary comments. The manuscript was purchased in Vienna in 1956.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-ebs-0012 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-ebs-0012)
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IIIF Manifest URLhttp://e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/ebs-0012/manifest.json
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How to quoteSchlatt, Eisenbibliothek, Mss 12: 12,1: Bergk Ordnung der Nideröesterreichischen Lande 1553; 12,2: Beschreibung des Löblichen Uraltten Eysenwergs in der Obern Steyermarch… (http://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/ebs/0012).
Century16th century, 17th century
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