Select manuscript from this collection: Ms. A 135  Ms. C 43 Ms. C 60  Ms. Rh. hist. 33b  14/46
Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Zürich
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Zentralbibliothek
Settlement, shelfmark:
Settlement, shelfmark
Ms. C 54
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Schürstab Codex
Caption:
Caption
Parchment · 60 ff. · 28.5 x 20.5 cm · Nuremberg · around 1472
Language:
Language
German
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
A facsimile has been published with the title “Vom Einfluß der Gestirne auf die Gesundheit und den Charakter des Menschen”, emphasizing the most important, astrological aspect of the work. Human beings and the cosmos are closely connected, and the seven planets – Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, the sun, Venus, Mercury and the moon – have an immediate effect on people. The manuscript, richly decorated with pictures, was commissioned by Erasmus and Dorothea Schurstab from Nuremberg (1v donation picture with coat of arms and depiction of the Crucifixion on a gold background). In 1774 Johann Jakob Zoller from Baden donated the manuscript to the City Library of Zürich, which was founded in 1629. (ste)
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Mohlberg Leo Cunibert, Katalog der Handschriften der Zentralbibliothek Zürich I, Mittelalterliche Handschriften, Zürich 1952, S. 29. Mit Korrekturen von Marlis Stähli, Zentralbibliothek Zürich. Literaturverzeichnis ergänzt.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-zbz-C0054 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-zbz-C0054)
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http://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/zbz/C0054
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How to quote
Zürich, Zentralbibliothek, Ms. C 54: Schürstab Codex (http://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/zbz/C0054).
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06/09/2011
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