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Country of LocationSwitzerland
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Library / CollectionZentralbibliothek
ShelfmarkMs. Rh. hist. 27
Manuscript TitleCodex of Fraternisation
CaptionParchment · A + 99 ff. · 27-28 x 19-20 cm · Reichenau · early 9th century / 10th century
Manuscript SummaryThe main portion of the manuscript Ms. Rh. hist. 27, written in the early 9th century, contains the so-called Codex of Fraternisation of Reichenau. Codices of Fraternisation contain a list of the members of the monastery's confraternities who were required to include the other living or deceased members of the confraternity into their daily prayers. The zone of influence was large, reaching from Reichenau in the South to Monteverde and Conques, from Mondsee in the East to Fulda and St. Trond in the North as well as to Jumièges in the West. Over 38.000 names are documented. The earliest entries have been continuously amended and updated for several centuries. At the end of the volume, following the Codex of Fraternisation, there are 15 leaves of parchment from the 10th-12th centuries containing lists of friars, additional names and transcriptions of charters. At the beginning of the volume there are straps glued on paper containing agreements of fraternisation and obituaries from the 14-16th centuries.
Standard descriptionMohlberg Leo Cunibert, Katalog der Handschriften der Zentralbibliothek Zürich I, Mittelalterliche Handschriften, Zürich 1952, S. 257-258 und 396.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-zbz-Ms-Rh-hist0027 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-zbz-Ms-Rh-hist0027)
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IIIF Manifest URLhttps://e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/zbz-Ms-Rh-hist0027/manifest.json
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How to quoteZürich, Zentralbibliothek, Ms. Rh. hist. 27: Codex of Fraternisation (https://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/zbz/Ms-Rh-hist0027).
Century9th century, 10th century
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