|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionBurgerbibliothek
Manuscript TitleFalse decretals; Curtius Rufus: Historia Alexandri; Notitia provinciarum Galliae; Laterculus provinciarum; Notitia locorum urbis Romae; excerpts from Curtius Rufus.
CaptionParchment · 145 ff. · 21.5 x 21 cm · Part I (f. 1–8): around 869; Part II (f. 9–147): 2nd third of the 9th century
Manuscript SummaryOne of the oldest and most important manuscripts of the Alexander story by Curtius Rufus; it probably was copied on the initiative of Lupus of Ferrières at the local abbey. A quire bound in the front contains a collection of excerpts from the Pseudo-Isidorian papal letters (= false decretals) which has been preserved only here. This collection is larger than the related partial collection by Hinkmar of Laon and most probably stems from the common 'legal invention', which was thought to have been lost. The final pages of the manuscript contain a geographical index of the late Roman administration and notes on the city of Rome. This volume came into the possession of Pierre Daniel, who annotated it extensively; in 1632 the manuscript came to Bern as part of Jacques Bongars' collection.
Standard descriptionRedigiert von Michael I. Allen und Florian Mittenhuber, Juni 2020.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-bbb-0451 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-bbb-0451)
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IIIF Manifest URLhttps://e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/bbb-0451/manifest.json
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How to quoteBern, Burgerbibliothek, Cod. 451: False decretals; Curtius Rufus: Historia Alexandri; Notitia provinciarum Galliae; Laterculus provinciarum; Notitia locorum urbis Romae; excerpts from Curtius Rufus. (https://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bbb/0451).
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