Der Ragyndrudis-Codex des Hl. Bonifatius

Title:
Der Ragyndrudis-Codex des Hl. Bonifatius
Library:
Dom-Museum
Language:
Latin
City:
FULDA, Germany
Shelf Mark:
Bonif. 2
Alternate Names:
Ragyndrudis-Codex des Heiligen Bonifatius -- Codex Bonifatianus II -- Ragyntrudis Codex --
Origin:
probably Monastery of Luxeuil, France -- could also be Mainz, Germany
Dimensions:
143 folios (of which only 2 openings are reproduced) -- 285 x 190 mm.
Date Description:
720-730 if originating in Luxeuil -- after 732 if from Mainz
Content:
Miscellaneous patristic treatises and papal letters generally centering around anti-arian themes (probably copied from the now lost Sessorianus Codex, of which only the Table of Contents survives), followed by Ambrose, De bono mortis and Isidore, Synonima (see pp. 87-88 for complete listing of contents) -- (The original codex contains dry-point glosses) note: though tradition has it that this was the Gospel Book which St. Boniface would have used unsuccessfully as a shield from his attackers, this is not a gospel book --
Hand:
Luxeuil minuscule [Scriptura Luxoviensis] -- uncial -- capitalis quadrata [square capital]
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
The four reproduced pages are ornamented -- framed In nomine Dei summi on fol. 98v --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Reference (Rm. 715) BX 4700 .B7 P33 1994 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Partial reproduction of the manuscript : only fols. 98v-99 and 116v-117 (the beginning and the end of Book I of the Synonima by Isidore of Seville -- color -- full-size
Publication Date:
1994
Place of Publication:
Paderborn, Germany
Publisher:
Bonifatius Druck/Buch Verlag ; with Parzeller, Fulda, Germany
Printer:
Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt, Graz, Austria
Notes:
The Commentary volume by Lutz E. von Padberg and Hans-Walter Stork, includes an extensive study of the three Codices Bonifatiani and the production of the Luxeuil scriptorium (pp. 77-134) -- A transcription of the text reproduced in the facsimile pages is provided on pp. 95-96 -- DIscussion of the tradition associating this codex with Boniface (pp. 17-71) -- Numerous photographs of the codex, in particular showing the damage (caused by a sword?) on pp. 72-73 --
Type of Text:
Arian, documents, letters, Papal letters, religious, theological