|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionBurgerbibliothek
Manuscript TitleCassiodorus, Augustinus, Alcuinus, Audax Grammaticus
CaptionParchment · 69 ff. · 29.5 x 21.5 cm · Fulda / Reims (?) · second quarter of the 9th century and first third of the 9th century
Manuscript SummaryThis 9th century manuscript is dedicated to the Artes; it consists of two parts, the first of which was written in Fulda around the second quarter of the 9th century. It contains the second book of Cassiodorus’ Institutiones, which is devoted to secular knowledge; since the 9th century, it has been preserved in several manuscripts in an interpolated version that contains Cassiodorus’ remarks on grammar, rhetoric, dialectic, arithmetic, music, geometry and astronomy, supplemented with excerpts from Quintilian, Boethius, Augustine and others. The second part was created a little earlier or simultaneously during the first third of the 9th century in Western France; it contains Alcuin’s Dialectica and excerpts from Audax Grammaticus. The two parts were already combined in the 9th century and were held in France.
Standard descriptionHomburger, Otto: Die illustrierten Handschriften der Burgerbibliothek Bern. Bd. 1. Bern 1962. S. 87–88. Redigiert und ergänzt von Florian Mittenhuber, August 2014.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-bbb-0234 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-bbb-0234)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttp://e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/bbb-0234/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteBern, Burgerbibliothek, Cod. 234: Cassiodorus, Augustinus, Alcuinus, Audax Grammaticus (http://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bbb/0234).
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