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Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
St. Gallen
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Stiftsbibliothek
Shelfmark:
Shelfmark
Cod. Sang. 187
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Gaius Iulius Solinus, Collectanea rerum memorabilium
Caption:
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Parchment · 320 pp. · 25.5 x 21.5-22 cm · St. Gall · 9th century
Language:
Language
Latin
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
A 9th century St. Gall copy of the Collectanea rerum memorabilium, which was very popular during the middle ages, by the Roman author Gaius Iulius Solinus. It is a compilation of oddities and curiosities, derived mainly from the natural histories of Pliny and the geographical descriptions of Pomponius Mela. In addition, this codex contains works by Prosper of Aquitaine and the sermon entitled De bono mortis by the church father Ambrose. (smu)
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Michael Kautz, M.A., Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg, 2014.
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Additional description:
Additional description
Scherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 66.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-csg-0187 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-csg-0187)
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http://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/csg/0187
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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 187: Gaius Iulius Solinus, Collectanea rerum memorabilium (http://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/csg/0187).
Online Since:
Online Since
12/23/2008
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