La Cancun de Saint Alexis

Title:
La Cancun de Saint Alexis
Library:
Dombibliothek
Language:
French
City:
HILDESHEIM, Germany [olim Sankt Godehardi Kirche, olim Klosterbibliothek Lamspringe, Hannover, Germany]
Shelf Mark:
St. God. Nr. 1
Alternate Names:
La chanson de Saint Alexis -- Sankt Alexius -- Alexiuslied -- Ms. L -- La Vie de Saint Alexis -- in Hildesheim, Dombibliothek, Sankt Godehard, codex 1--
Origin:
St. Albans, England
Dimensions:
7 folios (pp. 57-68 of the St. Albans Psalter) -- 276 x 184 mm.
Date Description:
ca. 1125
Content:
The Life of Saint Alexius -- The best and most complete manuscript of the poem -- this text is contained in the magnificent St. Albans Psalter [Albani Psalter], for which the facsimile is also recorded in this database --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
Tinted drawing of scenes of the Life and decorated initials --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Oversize PQ 1424 .A4 B631 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
monochrome -- photographic reproduction of this section of the manuscript only --
Publication Date:
1899
Place of Publication:
Paris, France
Publisher:
H. Welter
Notes:
Bödeker, Franz Heinrich --
Bibliography:
see Handschriften der Dombibliothek zu Hildesheim / beschrieben von Marlis Stähli ... [et al.] ( Mittelalterliche Handschriften in Niedersachsen ; Heft 9), 2 vols., Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 1991-1993, T. 2. Hs 700 - 1050; St. God. Nr. 1-51; Ps 1-6; J 23-95, pp. 107-133, esp. p. 133 -- The life of St. Alexius, in the old French version of the Hildesheim manuscript the original text reviewed with comparative Greek and Latin versions, all accompanied by English translations, and an introductory study, a bibliography, and appendices by Carl J. Odenkirchen, ( Medieval classics, texts and studies ; 9), Classical Folia Editions, Brookline, Mass. : 1978. -- La vie de Saint Alexis / edition critique par Maurizio Perugi. ( Textes littéraires français, 529), Droz, Genève, 2000. -- The St. Albans psalter : an Anglo-Norman song of faith / Kristine Haney. ( Studies in the humanities ; v. 60), P. Lang, New York, 2002. --
Type of Text:
hagiographical, religious, vernacular, vernacular literature, verse