Vita Radegundis

Title:
Vita Radegundis
Library:
Bibliothèque municipale
Language:
Latin
City:
VERDUN, France
Shelf Mark:
Ms 250 (136), folios 21v-43r
Alternate Names:
Vie de Sainte Radegonde -- Life of Saint Radegunda
Origin:
Poitiers
Dimensions:
80 folios -- 280 x 215 mm.
Date Description:
around 1100
Author:
Fortunatus
Content:
Gospel readings for the main liturgical feasts (fols. 1-20, fifteenth century) -- Fortunatus : Vita Radegundis by (fols. 21v-43r) -- Gregory of Tours : Account of the burial of Radegunda and two related texts (fols. 44-46) -- Sermons on the Gospels for the main liturgical feasts (fols. 47-73) -- letter ascribed to Radegunda (fols 73-75) -- documents relating to Radegunda (fols. 76-79; added probably in the sixteenth century).
Hand:
Carolingian minuscule -- some capitalis rustica -- section headings and initials in quadrata/uncial gold lettering
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
numerous full-page miniatures and decorated initials --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Reference (Rm. 715) BX 4700 .R32 V54 1995 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Color -- Partial reproduction of the manuscript, only the entire section dealing with the Vita
Publication Date:
1995
Place of Publication:
Paris, France
Publisher:
Seuil
Notes:
Extensive historical, art-historical, and paleographical introduction -- Complete transcription (with apparatus) and translation (French) provided -- Other names: Robert Favreau, Jean Favier, Yves Chauvin, Georges Pon, Jean Vezin, Piotr Skubiszewski, Michel Rouche, Marie-Therèse Camus -- A set of slides is also available with call no. Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Reference ND 3385 .F67 F67 1988 Non-Circulating (Feb. 2007, shelved in the Oversize section in 715F)
Type of Text:
hagiographical, religious