5,969 Works

The Supreme Court Database

Sara Benesh Harold J. Spaeth

Biofuel Ecophysiological Traits and Yields Database (BETYdb)

David LeBauer, Michael Dietze, Rob Kooper, Steven Long, Patrick Mulrooney, Gareth Scott Rohde & Dan Wang
BETYdb is a database of plant trait and yield data that supports research, forecasting, and decision making associated with the development and production of cellulosic biofuel crops. Data from a wide variety of sources with broad geographic and temporal coverage are included. Data are added on an ongoing basis.

Mexico’s national fishery statistics

Andrew F. Johnson Arturo Ramírez-Valdez

Richness, density and biomass as measures of health

Andrew F. Johnson Alfredo Giron-Nava

Health Index

Andrew F. Johnson Alfredo Giron-Nava

Fishing vessel movement – recording Mexico’s fishermen

Catalina López-Sagastegui Marcia Moreno-Baez

Sampling Mangrove Peat in the Southern Gulf of California

Matthew Costa

Survey of the Putuni monument in Tiwanaku, Bolivia using the Optech ILRIS-3D

Trogen, Kantonsbibliothek Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Ms. 301-3 : Johann Georg Schläpfer, Lucubrationen or scientific treatises

Three volumes of scientific treatises by Johann Georg Schläpfer on historical, biological, geological, medical and philosophical topics as well as several drawings and watercolors of landscapes, plants, animals and anatomical specimens, made by Johann Ulrich Fitzi.

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 587 : Lives of St. Gall and other saints, in verse ∙ The book Floretus ∙ Sermons by Peregrine of Opole and Jacobus de Voragine

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Composite manuscript containing lives of saints in verse and other theological texts: life of St. Gall, in verse (Vita Galli metrice), possibly written by an Irish scholar (Moengal?) around 850 (pp. 3-175); miracles of Mary, in verse (Miracula Marie) (pp. 176-191); Vita sancti Viti, in verse (pp. 192-204); Vita scolastica by Bonvicinus de Ripa, in verse (pp. 205-241); Facetus de vita et moribus (pp. 242-267); Liber floretus by a Pseudo-Bernard (pp. 268-287); Sermones by Peregrine...

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 755 : Collection of German medical texts

Collection of German medical texts. Recipes for medicines (pp. 1-148) with an index (pp. 149-157), more recipes added later (pp. 158-168), instructions for bloodletting (pp. 169-184), German and Latin incantations (pp. 185-186), excerpts from De pestilentia by Theobaldus Loneti (pp. 187-188). The manuscript is from the library of Aegidius Tschudi (no. 118).

Porrentruy, Bibliothèque cantonale jurassienne, Ms. 11 : Johannes Cassianus

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This manuscript contains the De institutis coenobitorum and the Collationes patrum by John Cassian. It was acquired new by Schönensteinbach Cloister (France), thanks to a donation for this purpose from the nun Magdalena Bechrerin. The manuscript belonged to Franz Joseph Sigismund von Roggenbach, Bishop of Basel from 1782 to 1794. A manuscript with identical content and similar colophon, dated 1408, originated in the Dominican Convent of Nuremberg and is now held in that city’s library.

Bern, Burgerbibliothek, Cod. 722.3 : Cetius Faventinus: Artis architectonicae privatis usibus adbreviatus liber (fragment)

Fragment of a manuscript that originated in Fulda around the second quarter of the 9th century, containing Cetius Faventinus’ (late 3rd/early 4th century) extracts from Vitruvius’ De Architectura. It cannot be determined when the codex left Fulda. Two Fulda library catalogs from the beginning and the middle of the 16th century still list a Faventinus manuscript.

Bern, Burgerbibliothek, Cod. 88 : Aratus – Germanicus: Phaenomena

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The Aratea, translated into Latin by Germanicus, describe the 48 ancient constellations and the myths concerning their origins. They are among the most popular picture cycles of medieval monastery schools. The Bernese codex, produced in St. Bertin, is a descendant of the Leiden Aratea and contains scholia which have survived only in this codex.

Porrentruy, Bibliothèque cantonale jurassienne, Ms. 12 : Dominicus de Sancto Geminiano (?)

Paper manuscript dated 1457; it contains a register of canon law with glosses, attributed in the codex itself to Dominicus de S. Geminiano.

Porrentruy, Bibliothèque cantonale jurassienne, Ms. 21 : Florilegium

This 13th/14th century florilegium cites mainly the saints Bernard, Augustine and Gregory as well as biblical books with the Glossa ordinaria, Ambrose, Seneca, Aristotle and many others. The pastedowns consist of 12th century parchment fragments on which several lines from Virgil’s Georgica are legible.

Porrentruy, Bibliothèque cantonale jurassienne, Ms. 9 : Liber Horarum Bisuntinus

Book of Hours following the custom of the Diocese of Besançon, with the calendar in French. Its decoration is incomplete, which makes it possible to reconstruct the various stages of its production.

Fribourg/Freiburg, Archives de l'État de Fribourg/Staatsarchiv Freiburg, Archives du Chapitre St. Nicolas/Kapitelsarchiv St. Niklaus, CSN III.3.8 : Antiphonarium Lausannense. De Sanctis, pars aestiva. Officium B.M.V.

This antiphonary with musical notation, whose text corresponds to the Lausanne Ordinary, contains the summer portion of the de Sanctis and the Officium B.M.V.The parchment codex was written between 1511 and 1517 in the workshop of Master Ruprecht (Fabri) in Fribourg. The book decorations are by Jakob Frank of the Augustinian monastery ofFribourg.

Fribourg/Freiburg, Archives de l'État de Fribourg/Staatsarchiv Freiburg, Livre des bourgeois 2 / Bürgerbuch 2 : Register of Citizens 2 (Livre des bourgeois 2 / Bürgerbuch 2) (1415[!]-1769)

The state archives of Fribourg owns a whole series of registers of citizens(Bürgerbücher). The first two of these registers are the most important ones; they cover the period from 1341 to 1769 and are presented here in digitized form. The registers present the citizens of the city of Fribourg as they change from a citizenry that is very open for economic reasons at the turn of the 15th century to one that gradually closes itself...

Genève, Bibliothèque de Genève, Ms. fr. 176 : Ovide moralisé

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The Ovide moralisé is a poem consisting of 72,000 octosyllables. Between the end of the 13th century and the first quarter of the 14th century, the anonymous author translated the 15 books of Ovid’s Metamorphoses by appropriating the ancient myths for the purposes of Christian edification. This Genevan exemplar, dated to the end of the 14th century, was illuminated by two artists, the Maître du Rational des divins offices and the Maître du Roman de...

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 760 : Iatromathematical housebook from the Southern German/Swiss region

This manuscript, illustrated with numerous colored pen drawings, originated in a secular environment in Southern Germany or in Switzerland around the middle of the 15th century. It describes the signs of the zodiac, the planets, the four temperaments, and the four seasons regarding their influence on human health. This is followed by dietary guidelines primarily regarding bloodletting, but also regarding eating, drinking, sleeping, waking, resting and moving, as well as, in concrete terms, regarding bathing...

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 223 : Ordo iudicii in mensura; Lectiones de Sancta Trinitate; Isidore's Synonyma; Pseudo-Sisbert of Toledo's Penitential works

Produced in the 12th century in St. Gall, this manuscript contains some liturgical and religious texts, a list of abbots of St. Gall, the Synonyma by Isidore of Seville (ca. 556-636) and three penitential works, namely the Exhortatio poenitendi, Lamentum poenitentiae and Oratio pro correptione uitae, nowadays considered as spurious works of Sisbert, bishop of Toledo at the end of 7th c.

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 1262 : Monastery of St. Gall, P. Johannes Strang

This manuscript was written in 1583 during the abbacy of Prince-Abbot Joachim Opser (1577-1594) by the Cantor Johannes Strang who died young († 1588; profession 1580), based on notes by Father Heinrich Keller. Mostly in Latin but often also in German, the manuscript describes the worship practices of the Monastery of St. Gall in the course of the year from January 1 to December 31. This Directorium cultus divini is one of the most important...

Zürich, Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum, LM 24097 : Letter of Protection

This parchment contains a rare example of a letter of protection. The numerous folds indicate that the sheet was folded into a very small format in order to be easily carried. The letter promises protection against enemies, assistance from friends and gratification of desires. Red crosses and initials structure the Latin and German text, which contains a mixture of Christian and magical content made up of complete sentences and single letters. This letter of protection...

St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 322 : Haimo Autissiodorensis, Expositio in Isaiam

Complete copy of the commentary on the Book of Isaiah by Haimo of Auxerre (around 810-865/875). The manuscript was rebound in the middle of the 15th century and is mentioned in the 1461 catalog of the Abbey Library. It is probably a copy of the Reichenau manuscript, Karlsruhe, Badische Landesbibliothek, Aug. Perg. LXV, also dated to the 11th century.

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