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Sub-project: e-codices 2017-2020

January 2017-December 2020

Status: Completed

Financed by: swissuniversities

Description: Continued support from the swissuniversities program “Scientific Information” will ensure the sustainability of e-codices and its transformation from a project to an established service. In addition, it will ensure the continued improvement of technical infrastructure. Such ongoing development is necessary in order to contribute to essential technical developments in the area of interoperability in the coming years. Finally, more sub-projects will be initiated in order to publish online by 2020 most of those Swiss manuscripts that, from a current point of view, are relevant to research.

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Appenzell, Landesarchiv Appenzell Innerrhoden, LAAI, C.II.03
Paper · 280 pp. · 29.5 x 22.5 cm · 1527-1530
Book of accounts 1527-1530

On 280 paper pages, this volume contains the income and expenditures of the territory of Appenzell from August 1527 to January 1530. These accounts are among the most important sources for researching the history of the yet undivided area. (fre)

Online Since: 10/08/2020

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Appenzell, Landesarchiv Appenzell Innerrhoden, LAAI, C.II.04
Paper · 328 pp. · 35.5 x 26 cm · 1530-1534
Book of accounts 1530-1534

On 328 paper pages, this volume contains the income and expenditures of the territory of Appenzell from January 1530 to May 1534. These accounts are among the most important sources for researching the history of the yet undivided area. (fre)

Online Since: 10/08/2020

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Appenzell, Landesarchiv Appenzell Innerrhoden, LAAI, C.II.05
Paper · 238 pp. · 31.5 x 23 · 1534‒1537
Book of accounts 1534‒1537

On 238 paper pages, this volume contains the income and expenditures of the territory of Appenzell from May 1534 to May 1537. These accounts are among the most important sources for researching the history of the yet undivided area. (fre)

Online Since: 10/08/2020

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Appenzell, Landesarchiv Appenzell Innerrhoden, LAAI, C.II.06
Paper · 220 pp. · 30 x 23 cm · 1537-1540
Book of accounts 1537-1540

On 220 paper pages, this volume contains the income and expenditures of the territory of Appenzell from May 1537 to May 1540. These accounts are among the most important sources for researching the history of the yet undivided area. (fre)

Online Since: 10/08/2020

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Basel, Pharmaziemuseum der Universität Basel, Cod. H25
Paper · 86 [+ 6] pp. · 15 x 19 cm · 1726
Schoop Johann, "Recept-Büchlein, Allerhand kostbar Wasser zuo distilliern" (Recipe-Booklet, All kinds of precious water to distill)

This booklet contains a collection of recipes for producing medications, home remedies and foodstuffs. The presentation of the recipes ranges from lists of ingredients to detailed texts that describe the processing of the ingredients. The manuscript does not have an index. A page from a manuscript - probably 14th century - serves as book cover. Its visible text is about the geometry of triangles (De triangulo). In the first half of the 20th century, the book was purchased at the bookstore Helbing & Lichtenhahn by Theo Baeschlin and then donated to the Pharmaceutical Institute of Basel. (wan)

Online Since: 06/22/2017

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Basel, Pharmaziemuseum der Universität Basel, Cod. H37
Paper · 120 ff. · 16 x 23 cm · 1582
Johannes Drexell, Collection of medical treatises

This collection is contained in a paper manuscript that originated in Switzerland. Later it received a binding of wooden boards covered in blind-tooled pigskin leather. The collection contains treatises and recipes based on the Practica of Meister Bartholomäus. The herbalism follows the tradition of Macer. The collection also contains rules for bloodletting, a treatise on the plague, menstruation and the like. In addition, various diseases are covered, such as those of the head, of the ears and the like. In general, the text collects treatises on the nature of women, on the four elements and the natures, and it gives veterinary advice based, among others, on Meister Albrecht’s pharmacopeia for horses. It also contains various blessings (blessings against arrows, blood loss and worms). Incantations as well as formulas for women in labor and more. (wan)

Online Since: 06/22/2017

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Basel, Pharmaziemuseum der Universität Basel, Cod. H45
Paper · 140 [+ 3] ff. · 14 x 21 cm · 1449
Ars hermetis

This manuscript was written or compiled by Johannes of Fulda in 1440. In 1953 it was donated to the museum by Dr. S. Merian. It had been the property of Jakob Burckhardt. The text is about medical alchemy. (wan)

Online Since: 06/22/2017

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Basel, Pharmaziemuseum der Universität Basel, Cod. H52
Paper · 196 ff. · 11 x 16 cm · 1651
Ross: und für Andere Sachen Artzney Büchli (Ross: and for other things Artzney Büchli)

In his medical compilation for animals, Carolus von Wattenwyl collects recipes of medications for equine diseases (Ross). These range from lack of appetite to an imbalance in the amount of bile. Ff. 95r-99v are written in a different French hand. This excursus explains how to remove various kinds of grease stains from horse riding clothes (title: "pour oster toutes sortes de tasches de graisse des habits"). In the course of the book, the handwriting changes two more times. (wan)

Online Since: 06/22/2017

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Basel, Pharmaziemuseum der Universität Basel, Cod. H87
Paper · 453 pp. · 21 x 32 cm · 18th century
Handwritten copy of the pharmacopoeia of Burkart von Hallwyl (1535-1598)

This copy of Burkart von Hallwyl's (1535-1598) pharmacopoeia is a collection of medications and recipes for treating everyday problems. The length of the recipes ranges from a single sentence to detailed texts containing instructions and lists of ingredients. The manuscript is organized with an alphabetical index, which is followed by more entries. (wan)

Online Since: 09/26/2017

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Basel, Pharmaziemuseum der Universität Basel, Cod. H98
Paper · 64 ff. · 18 x 22.5 cm · 1571
Arzeney Buoch

This manuscript is a pharmacopoeia and recipe book. It contains many recipes against “pistilienz” and other diseases. Sentences and entire parts of instructions for medications are crossed out. The book is not paginated and does not have an index at the end. (wan)

Online Since: 09/26/2017

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Basel, Pharmaziemuseum der Universität Basel, Cod. H137
Paper · 34 pp. · 17 x 21 cm · 1694
“Mägte Büchlin Maria Iselin” in the collection “Collectanea Rezepte”

In the “Mägte Büchlin”, Maria Iselin collected (culinary) recipes. It contains the first known recipe for “Basler Läckerli”. For a long time, gingerbread was also considered to have medicinal properties. (wan)

Online Since: 09/26/2017

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Basel, Pharmaziemuseum der Universität Basel, Cod. H154
Parchment · 71 ff. · 23.8 x 16.2 cm · 1st half of the 13th century
Copy of the Antidotarium Nicolai

This parchment manuscript dates from the first half of the 13th century. About 300 formulas for medical remedies are described on 72 leaves, including information on the production, use and effect of the remedies. The text is based on Nicolò Perposito’s Antidotarium from the medical school of Salerno. In general the manuscript has a simple text design with only a few small initials in red and blue ink, some with ornaments, embellishing the text. From enclosures it can be assumed that Mr. Ludwig Bertalot (1884-1960) probably was the previous owner of the manuscript. The Pharmacy Museum was able to purchase this manuscript in 2017 from Daniel Thierstein's antiquarian bookshop in Biel. In 2019/2020, Friederike Hennig restored the manuscript in Basel. (wan)

Online Since: 12/10/2020

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Basel, Pharmaziemuseum der Universität Basel, Cod. V258
Parchment · 129 ff. · 9.5 x 15 cm · Paris · 1629-1639
Family register of Hans Friedrich Eglinger (1608-1675), pharmacist of Basel

The family register of the pharmacist Hans Friedrich Eglinger (1608-1675) from Basel provides insights into 17th century pharmacy and its networks. The book contains mostly German, French and Latin sayings by various authors, addressed to Eglinger. In some cases, they are splendidly illustrated. One illustrated entry by Jacobus Mozes on f. 53r depicts a very large mortar in the center. The title page is decorated with a baroque tempera painting. (wan)

Online Since: 09/26/2017

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Basel, Pharmaziemuseum der Universität Basel, Cod. V1895
Paper · 263 ff. · 11 x 16 cm · ca. 1612-1630
Ryhiner family register

This family register of the pharmacist Emmanuel Ryhiner (1592-1635) from Basel provides insights into 17th century pharmacy and the relations among pharmacists. It contains mostly Hebrew, ancient Greek, French and Latin sayings by various authors, addressed to Ryhiner. In some cases, they are splendidly illustrated. The register page dedicated to him by his classmate Matthaeus Colomanus in 1612 dates back to Ryhiner’s student days. The picture (242v) of an idealized apothecary shop, open to the street, was created by the miniaturist Johann Sixt Ringle of Basel. It depicts a pharmacist standing in front of shelves abundantly filled with colorful wooden containers, dispensing medication to a lady. (wan)

Online Since: 09/26/2017

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Basel, Staatsarchiv Basel-Stadt, Klosterarchiv, Kartaus L
Paper · 380 ff. · 31 x 21.5 cm · Carthusian Monastery in Basel · ca. 1430-1520
Liber benefactorum

This Liber benefactorum, the book of benefactors of the Carthusian Monastery of Basel, was written gradually between the 1430s and the 1520s. The main part of the manuscript, a calendar created in the early 15th century, contains the names of over 800 benefactors. The manuscript was designed from the beginning as a Liber benefactorum and has close ties to an annal from the Basel charterhouse that was written during the tenure of Prior Heinrich Arnoldi (StABS, Klosterarchiv Kartaus N). (pla)

Online Since: 10/04/2018

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Basel, Staatsarchiv Basel-Stadt, Fragmente II Klosterarchiv St. Alban DD 1, 1580
Parchment · 1 f. · 41 x 29 + 1.5 cm · Fulda · ca. 1156
Fulda Legendary

Leaf from the third volume (May-June) of a Fulda Legendary that originally consisted of six volumes, commissioned in 1156 by Rugger, monk at Frauenberg Abbey in Fulda (1176-1177 abbot of Fulda as Rugger II). This fragment contains parts of the Vita s. Martialis as well as of the Passio sanctorum Primi et Feliciani and probably was written by Eberhard of Fulda. The legendary was still used in the middle of the 16th century in Fulda by Georg Witzel (1501-1573) for his Hagiologium seu de sanctis ecclesiae (Mainz 1541) as well as for his Chorus sanctorum omnium. Zwelff Bücher Historien Aller Heiligen Gottes (Köln 1554). Other fragments from this third volume are in Basel, Solothurn and Nuremberg. It shows that this volume, and at least the 6th volume (November-December) of the legendary as well, reached Basel, where both evidently were used as manuscript waste around 1580. (stb)

Online Since: 06/13/2019

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Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, A I 14
Parchment · 312 ff. · 28-29 x 21 cm · 3rd quarter of the 15th century
Thomas Aquinas, Summa theologiae (prima pars)

This meticulously executed manuscript contains the first part of Thomas Aquinas’s Summa theologiae, one of the Scholastic’s main works; it is from the library of Johannes de Lapide, Carthusian monk in Basel. The quires consist of paper and parchment in regular alteration; the proem begins with an ornamental page decorated with gold with a Q-initial on gold leaf, scroll ornamentation with flowers and berries in the margins, and a decorated intercolumnium. (flr)

Online Since: 12/14/2017

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Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, A I 20
Paper · 232 ff. · 29 x 21 cm · Alemannic-speaking region · 1445
Composite manuscript with spiritual treatises

This manuscript was written in 1445 by the prolific scribe and later prior of the Dominican Monastery of Basel, Albert Löffler, shortly before entering the order. Its content illustrates Löffler’s academic and religious education: it contains Latin texts of spiritual character, such as the Speculum artis bene moriendi now attributed to Nikolaus von Dinkelsbühl, the Pilgerbuch der Seele zu Gott by Bonaventure, and the Speculum ecclesiae by Hugh of Saint-Cher, as well as the hugely popular Liber de ludo scacchorum by Jacobus de Cessolis, one of the first Latin treatises on chess. The manuscript also contains two German texts: a treatise on perfection and a catalog of questions to examine whether, after death, a sick person’s soul may expect eternal life. (mue)

Online Since: 12/14/2018

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Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, A II 29
Paper · 184 ff. · 29 x 21.5 cm · second quarter of the 15th century
Stanislaus de Znoyma (?), Simon de Tišnova, Petrus de Pulka: Tractatus varii contra Hussitas

This manuscript brings together anti-Hussite treatises by the theologians Stanislaus de Znoyma (-1414), Simon de Tišnova (1370-1432) and Petrus de Pulka (1370-1425). Although the last title of the first treatise gives 1431 as the date of the copy, the entire manuscript was written during the second quarter of the 15th century. The paper has watermarks. A hand contemporary with that of the main scribe added a table of contents at the beginning and a list of the Hussite theses along with their refutations at the end. This same hand concludes the manuscript with a poem that condemns the pillaging of soldiers. This manuscript was the property of the Dominican Convent of Basel. The old blind-tooled pigskin binding was originally chained and had a clasp. The back board has a parchment fragment; the front board once contained the fragment of a French poem. (mal)

Online Since: 10/04/2018

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Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, A III 21
Paper · 181 ff. · 31.5 x 22 cm · 1503
Ambrosius Alantsee, Glossa psalterii

This commentary on the Psalms is an autograph by Ambrosius Alantsee, who, after having studied and then taught at the University of Basel, entered the Carthusian monastery of Basel in 1480 and, among others, held positions there as scribe, prior and author of primarily liturgical literature. This manuscript was written a few years before his death, which occurred in 1505 while on a visitation journey to Erfurt. (mue)

Online Since: 10/10/2019

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