Select manuscript from this collection: Ms. A 135  Ms. C 74a Ms. C 78  Ms. Rh. hist. 33b  18/46
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Zentralbibliothek (on long-term loan in the Abbey Library of St. Gall Abbey)
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Ms. C 77
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Lectionary (Epistles and Gospels)
Parchment · 371 ff. · 25.8 x 18.5 cm · St. Gall · around 900-910
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Elaborate lectionary from the monastery of St. Gall, written and enhanced with numerous ornate initial capitals by a contemporary of the famous St. Gallen scribe Sintram about 900/910, the same scribe who wrote and illuminated Ms. C 60 held by the Central Library of Zurich. This work, also known as the "Liber Comitis", contains the cycle of liturgical Epistle and Gospel readings for the Church year. (smu)
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Mohlberg Leo Cunibert, Katalog der Handschriften der Zentralbibliothek Zürich I, Mittelalterliche Handschriften, Zürich 1952, S. 42 und S. 358.
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Euw Anton von, Die St. Galler Buchkunst vom 8. bis zum Ende des 11. Jahrhunderts, Band I: Textband, St. Gallen 2008 (Monasterium Sancti Galli, Bd. 3), S. 433-435, Nr. 110.
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10.5076/e-codices-zbz-C0077 (
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