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Manuscripts, German

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Manuscripts entirely or partially in German.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

MS 46: Book of Hours (Use of Utrecht), 15th century

Identifier: MS 46
Scope and Contents Book of Hours in German from the 15th century.Kalendar: starts on f. 2r. Contains commemorations of Saints and Martyr, and other festivities (the most important are written in red). Its content points to the area of Cologne.30 January: Aldegunt iunffer (Aldegunda Virgin, hermitess and Benedectine abbess, from Hainaut); 1 March: Swicbertus, Bp. (Swithbert Bishop, founded a Benedectine monastery at...
Dates: 15th century

MS 78: Composite manuscript containing fifteen texts, 15th century

Identifier: MS 78
Contents Contains fourteen texts, a number of which have been written by Brother Sigfrid Slimdlin.ff. 1r-49r: 'De venerabili sacramento altaris' ('On the venerable sacrament of the altar').f. 49v: Alphabet poem.ff. 50r-51v: Blank folios.ff. 52r-54v: Capitula of 'Bonum universale de Apibus' by Thomas of Cantimpré (followed by an excerpt from the same work).ff. 55r-61r: Two excerpts on bees from 'De proprietatibus rerum' by Bartholomaeus Anglicus.ff. 61v-62v: Blank...
Dates: 15th century

MS 121: Composite manuscript containing seventeen texts, 15th century

Identifier: MS 121
Contents Contains seventeen texts bound together, written in different hands. The margins are badly cropped, and some leaves are missing.ff. 1r-2: Commentary to 'Mercher ad Fledium. Liber de lapide qui vocatur Rebis'.ff. 2-68v: 'Experimenta' ('Experiments').ff. 68v-72v: Alchemic recipes.ff. 73r-99: 'Lumen luminum minus et perfecti magisteri' by Abū Bakr Muḥammad ibn Zakarīyā Rāzī (known in the West as 'Rhazes' and 'Rasis', version by Wynandus de Ruffo Clipeo).ff. 94v-95r:...
Dates: 15th century

MS 130: Astronomical collection, 15th century

Identifier: MS 130
Scope and Contents Collection of astronomical texts in German.Kalendar: starts on f. 1v. It contains lunary and planetary tables combined. Saint particulalrly linked with Germany appear in the Kalendar: 6 January – The Three Kings (Cologne); 7 January – Saint Valentine Bishop (Passau and Apostle of Rhoetia); 15 June – Saint Vitus Martyr; 13 October –: Saint Kolman Martyr.Küngsperger: starts on f. 13v. A series of tables, one for each of the twelve months....
Dates: 15th century

MS 138: Composite manuscript including seventeen texts, c 1455

Identifier: MS 138
Contents MS 138 contains many small texts and fragments bound together, by different hands. This manuscript belonged to the Carthusian monastery at Erfurt, and seems to have been compiled initially in the mid-15th century. The evidence of the inclusion of various texts in different hands indicates that this volume was taken up and added to by different inhabitants of the monastery at Erfurt. The texts are described separately, but are generally quite fragmentary and difficult to identify.f.1r:...
Dates: c 1455