|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionStiftsbibliothek
ShelfmarkCod. Sang. 1343
Manuscript TitleA set of liturgical instructions from the Cistercian convent of Günterstal near Freiburg im Breisgau
CaptionPaper · 316 pp. · 19.3 x 15.5 cm · Cistercian nuns’ convent Günterstal · early 16th century (?)
Manuscript SummaryThe manuscript was bought in the year 1779 by the St. Gall monk Gall Metzler (1743-1820), parish priest in Ebringen near Freiburg, which was owned by St. Gall. It contains liturgical instructions for the church year, divided into two parts (de tempore and de sanctis). Written in German, its stated aim is to avoid ‘vnwißenheit’ (ignorance) in liturgical matters. Information on collects has been left out both for reasons of space and because only priests needed this information. This may indicate that the manuscript was intended for nuns (the masculine form is, however, retained throughout). It remains to be seen to what the source text mentioned in the prologue – ‘Index’ – refers.
Standard descriptionBeschreibung von Edmund Wareham, 2015.
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Additional descriptionScherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 450.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-csg-1343 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-csg-1343)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttps://e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/csg-1343/manifest.json
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How to quoteSt. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 1343: A set of liturgical instructions from the Cistercian convent of Günterstal near Freiburg im Breisgau (https://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/csg/1343).
Additional literatureAdditional literature – St. Galler Bibliotheksnetz (SGBN) - Verbundkatalog
DecorationInitial, Ornamental, Penwork
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