598 Works

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 109 : In psalmos (1-59)

A Winithar manuscript: Jerome, commentary on the Psalms 1 to 59.

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 623 : Pompeius Trogus / Justinus Junianus, Historia

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A copy of the excerpts made by Junianus Justinus from the lost history of the world (Historiae Philippicae) by the Roman historian Pompeius Trogus, produced in the 9th century, probably at the Abbey of St. Gall. At the end of the text is the famous Old High German St. Gallen scribal verse: Chumo kiscreib filo chumor kipeit.

Genève, Bibliothèque de Genève, Ms. lat. 84 : Nonius Marcellus, De compendiosa doctrina, liber quartus

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This manuscript from the 9th century contains Book IV of the De compendiosa doctrina by Nonius Marcellus, a Latin grammarian who lived in the 4th century AD. The corrections which have been added to the text are ascribed to Lupus von Ferières. The existence of a brief text in Tironian notes and of a book catalog (a list of 21 titles) led earlier researchers to believe that the manuscript originated in Fleury-sur-Loire, but the most...

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 255 : Bedæ: Hexaemeron libri II. Isidorus contra Iudæos libri II ad sororem Florentiam; Libellus S. Hieronymi de mansionibus filiorum Israel; Maccabæorum libri II.

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A manuscript compilation of the shorter version of the Book of Genesis by the Venerable Bede (d. 735), together with the work Contra Iudaeos by Isidore of Seville, the letter De mansionibus filiorum Israhel (Epistula 78) by the church father Jerome, and a copy of the first and second Old Testament books of Maccabees, produced in the 9th century, probably in the Abbey of St. Gall. A noteworthy initial capital appears on page 232.

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 254 : Jerome, Commentary on the Old Testament book of Isaiah. Includes the most authentic version of the Old English \"Death Song\" by the Venerable Bede

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A redaction by the Anglo-Saxon Joseph Scottus, written in about 860. Appended is the oldest known surviving copy of the letter of Cuthbert, student of the Venerable Bede, to his friend Cuthwin, relating the story of the death of Bede in the year 735. This account incorporates the Old English Death Song by Bede, Fore there neidfaerae ..., in the oldest known version in Bede's own Northumbrian dialect. The manuscript still retains its original Carolingian...

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 1123 : University Lecture Notes from the Jesuit Collège de Clermont in Paris: Jacobus Valentinus de Borrasa, S.J., Annotationes in libros Ethicorum

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Lecture notes by Mauritius Enk (1538-1575) of the abbey of St. Gall from lectures by the Spanish Jesuit Jacobus Valentinus (professor of theology at the Collège de Clermont 1565-1569) on Aristotle's Ethics.

Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 110(463) : Ordines Romani

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A manuscript of collected works, including the Ordines Romani and the works of Amalarius (Metensis). The content of this codex is nearly identical to that of Abbey Library of St. Gall Cod. Sang. 446, indicating that this copy, made in the second half of the 11th century, is of St. Gallen origin.

St. Gallen, Kantonsbibliothek, Vadianische Sammlung, VadSlg Ms. 427 : Ludovicus de Angulo (Louis de Langle), De Figura seu imagine mundi

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The cosmology of the Lyon physician and astrologer Louis de Lange treats the formation of the world and describes the earth and the stars in the sky. The illustrations of the decans, showing the subdivision of each of the twelve signs of the zodiac into three astrological sections, are worthy of particular attention. Despite the attractive illustration, the work was not very popular; only a few manuscripts are known to exist.

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 199 : Institutiones I and II

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Cassiodorus' textbook on the seven liberal arts, the Institutiones divinarum et saecularium litterarum.

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 277 : Composite manuscript

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Manuscript compilation with copies of Halitgar of Cambrai's "Bussbuch" (Book of Penances), a pseudo-Roman penitential book, assorted smaller texts and a copy of the moral tract frequently attributed to the church father Cyprian, De duodecim abusivis saeculi. This well-crafted copy was produced in the St. Gall scriptorium and was donated to the monastery by Abbot Grimald from his private book collection.

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 166 : Fifth volume of a six-volume commentary on the Psalms by St. Augustine

The fifth of a group of originally six volumes containing Augustine's commentary on the Psalms (the sixth volume was missing as early as 1461). Includes some explanatory notes by St. St. Gall monk Ekkehart IV, including two in Old High German.

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 863 : Pharsalia libri decem

Marcus Annaeus Lucanus (Lucan, 39-65 AD), "De bello civili" (also known as the "Pharsalia"). Epic poem on the civil war between Pompey and Caesar (48 - 45 BC).

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 256 : Beda in Marcum evangelistam

A copy of the commentary on the Gospel of Mark by the Venerable Bede (d. 735), produced in the Abbey of St. Gall in the 9th century.

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 569 : Vitae of early Christian popes and martyrs. Excerpts. Seneca, Apocolocyntosis. Varia

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Contains, among other items, the only extant version of the Life of Saint Ambrose, composed by an unknown monk from Milan around 870, and the principal manuscript of Seneca's (1 BC - 65 AD) Apocolocyntosis, a satirical pamphlet on the Roman emperor Claudius (41 - 54 AD).

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 844 : Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae

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Copy of De consolatione philosophiae by Boethius, produced in the 10th century in the monastery of St. Gall, with various Latin and Old High German glosses.

Genève, Bibliothèque de Genève, Ms. fr. 180 : Christine de Pisan, The Book of the City of Ladies

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Christine de Pisan, a writer and poet of great renoun, was the author of numerous works and was personally involved in the design and production of manuscripts of her works. This hold true for this codex, which contains an account of the building of a utopian city by and for women.

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 206 : Moralia in Iob (Pars I, Lib. I-V)

Gregory the Great, Moralia in Job (commentary on Job): commentary on Job 1-5 dating from the time of Hartmut (dean ca. 850-872). Volume 1 of a six-volume series.

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 376 : Calendar, Computus, Tropary, Gradual, Sequentiary

Deluxe manuscript for the celebration of the Mass in the monastery of St. Gall, dating from 1050/70, containing sequences of the St. St. Gall monk "Notker the Stammerer" (died 912).

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 124 : Exegetical-liturgical collection of works

Exegetical-liturgical collection of works, probably produced around 810/820 in the Cloister of St. Amand in the area of Lille in northern France. It contains, among other items, a commentary on the Gospels by Pseudo-Hieronymus (illustrated with Irish-influenced symbolic representations of the four evangelists), texts by the early church fathers Augustine, Isidore of Seville, the Venerable Bede, a letter from Charlemagne to Alcuin, a baptismal ritual attributed to Bishop Jesse of Amiens († 836/37), and finally...

St. Gallen, Stiftsarchiv (Abtei Pfäfers), Cod. Fab. XVI : Jean de Mandeville, Antichrist (Travels of Sir John Mandeville) - with illustrations

Manuscript on paper from the library of the Abbey of Pfäfers, dissolved in 1838, containing the German translation by Otto of Diemeringen, widely disseminated in the late middle ages, of Jean de Mandeville's Travels. The Manuscript is illustrated with richly colored pen and ink drawings, which provide cultural and historical insights into this period.

Zürich, Zentralbibliothek, Ms. C 78 : Manuscript compilation: Alcuin; theological-canonical treatises; sermons from the 14th and 15th centuries

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Manuscript compilation from the monastery of St. Gall containing a number of assorted brief texts from the 9th through 15th centuries. Among other items from the 9th century, this manuscript contains the sole exemplar of a document explaining the reasons for the meeting between King Charlemagne and Pope Leo III, the "Aachener Karlsepos " (Carolingean Epic of Aachen or Paderborn Epic) in 799 as well as another sole exemplar, the so called "Carmina Sangallensia", verses...

Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, Codex 109(447) : Amalarius (Metensis), De ecclesiasticis officiis Lib. I und II

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This manuscript produced at the Abbey of St. Gall during the second half of the 11th century contains a copy of De ecclesiasticis officiis Lib. I et II by Amalarius (Metensis), from which some chapters are missing. The continuation, with the missing text, is found in Cod. 110, which was also produced in St. Gall.

Genève, Bibliothèque de Genève, Comites Latentes 269 : Diogenes of Sinope, Brutus and Hippocrates, Letters (translated by Francesco d'Arezzo and Ranuccio d'Arezzo)

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This volume is a collection of letters, made in 1467 and 1468 in Naples for Roberto da Sanseverino, Prince of Salerno, contains letters by Diogenes of Sinope, Brutus and Hippocrates, who were regarded during the middle ages as the true authors of these letters. They were translated into Latin by Francesco Griffolini Aretino and Ranuccio of Arezzo. This book was presented for sale several times during the 20th century and passed through the hands of...

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 577 : Passionarium novum: Lives of early Christian, early German and Carolingian Saints

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The St. Gall Passionarium novum: a large-format manuscript containing the lives of early Christian, early German and Carolingian saints, written in the cloister at St. Gall during the 9th and 10th centuries. This volume includes the oldest known, and indeed the best surviving copies of the life histories of saints Meinrad, Odilia, Hilarius, Trudpert, Verena, Leodgar and Pirmin.

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 160 : Augustinus in Heptateuchum, libri VII.

This copy of the commentaries by the Church father Augustine on the first seven books of the Old Testament (the Heptateuch: "Quaestiones in Heptateuchum libri VII") is among the most significant copies in terms of textual history; it was produced at the Abbey of St. Gall in the 9th century.

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