Hortulus

Title:
Hortulus
Library:
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Language:
Latin
City:
CITTA DEL VATICANO (VATICAN CITY, Vatikanstadt)
Shelf Mark:
Reg. Lat. 469, folios 30-39
Alternate Names:
Walafrid Strabo’s Hortulus -- De cultura hortorum -- The little garden -- Ms. C -- Codex Reginensis Latinus 469 -- Codex Latinus bibliotheca regia no. 469 --
Origin:
Germany.
Dimensions:
47 folios (of which fols. 30-39 are reproduced) -- 213-215 x 141-145 mm.
Date Description:
Second half of the 9th century --
Author:
Walahfrid Strabo (ca. 809-849), Abbot of Reichenau --
Content:
27 short poems in Latin hexameters : De cultura hortorum --
Hand:
Carolingian minuscule [Caroline minuscule] --
Illuminations:
No
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection QK 41 .W151 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Partial, full-size, monochrome reproduction of the manuscript -- added margins on each page -- each opening has been photographed separately and the binding is therefore unusual, with a blank opening between each reproduced opening --
Series:
The Hunt facsimile series
Publication Date:
1966
Place of Publication:
Pittsburgh, USA
Publisher:
The Hunt Botanical Library
Notes:
Introduction by Wilfrid Blunt -- Transcription and English translation by Raef Payne --
Bibliography:
Biblioteca apostolica vaticana, Codices reginenses latini, vol. 2, pp. 629-631 -- Hortulus / Walahfrido Strabone, a cura di Cataldo Roccaro, Palermo, Herbita, 1979 [edition and study, including description of mss.] --
Type of Text:
agriculture, botanical, herbal, medical, secular, verse