Herrard von Landsberg: Hortus Deliciarum

Title:
Herrard von Landsberg: Hortus Deliciarum
Language:
German, Latin
Shelf Mark:
n/a (destroyed in the siege of Strasbourg in 1870, but reconstructed from copies)
Alternate Names:
Garden of Delights
Origin:
Alsace; “text probably written at Hohenbourg”
Dimensions:
324 folios at time of destruction (Originally at least 342 folios -- 255 leaves of 500-530 x 360-370 mm. -- 69 smaller leaves --
Date Description:
“before 1176-ca. 1196”
Author:
Herrad of Hohenbourg (Herrard von Landsberg)
Content:
See pp. 2-3 of commentary volume --
Hand:
Protogothic ad-textualis (see chapter 6)
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
numerous miniatures --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Oversize ND 3385 .H5 G7 v.1- v.2 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Reconstruction from various sources --
Series:
Studies of the Warburg Institute, 36 (ed. J. B. Trapp)
Publication Date:
1979
Place of Publication:
London, Great Britain; Leiden, Netherlands
Publisher:
The Warburg Institute; Brill
Printer:
Brill, Leiden, Netherlands
Notes:
Other names: Rosalie Green, Michael Evans, Christine Bischoff, Michael Curschmann, T. Julian Brown, and Kenneth Levy Ms. destroyed in Strasbourg in 1870
Type of Text:
bilingual, botanical, cosmology, didactic, encyclopaedia [encyclopedia], geographical, glosses, hymns, liberal arts, monastic, monophony, polyphony, religious, scientific, secular, secular literature