Otfrid von Weissenburg: Evangelienharmonie

Title:
Otfrid von Weissenburg: Evangelienharmonie
Library:
Osterreichischen Nationalbibliothek
Language:
Latin, Old High German
City:
WIEN (VIENNA, Vienne), Austria
Shelf Mark:
Ms. 2687
Alternate Names:
Codex Vindobonensis 2687 -- Wiener Otfrid-Handschrift -- V -- Otfrid von Weissenburg: das ’Evangelienbuch’ -- Olfrids Evangelienbuch -- Evangeliorum liber --
Origin:
Weissenburg, Germany
Dimensions:
194 folios -- 248-256 x 206-212 mm.
Date Description:
second half of the ninth century
Author:
Otfrid von Weissenburg, 9th cent. (had been a student of Hrabanus Maurus in Fulda)
Content:
fols. 1r-3r: Dedication in Old High-German verse to Louis the German [note the red letters: Ludovico orientalium regnorum regi sit salus aeterna] -- fols. 4r-7v: Latin dedication to Archbishop Liutbert of Mainz -- fols. 8r-9r: Dedication in Old High-German verse to Bishop Salomon I of Constance [again, note red letters: Salomoni episcopo Otfridus] -- fols. 9v-10r: Latin Capitulatio to Book I of the main poem [note: all books are preceded by a capitulatio] -- fols. 10r-13r: versified Prologue in Old High German -- fols. 13r-14v: Prayer -- fols. 14v-190v: Otfrid’s Old-High German versified Harmony of the Gospels -- fols. 191r- 194v: Poem dedicated to Otfrid’s friends Hartmut and Werinbert in the monastery of Sankt Gall -- note: all rubrics, including marginal notation, are in Latin --
Hand:
Carolingian minuscule [caroline minuscule] -- capitalis quadrata [square capital] -- Uncialis quadrata [square uncial]-- capitalis rustica [rustic capital] --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
fol. 1r: labyrinth -- fol. 112r: Entrance to Jerusalem -- fol. 112v: Last Supper -- fol. 153v: crucifixion --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Reference (Rm. 715) PF 3989 .A1 1972 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
complete, full-size, color reproduction of the entire manuscript (color photographs of the illuminations are glued in at the appropriate position) -- white margin around each reproduced page --
Series:
Codices selecti phototypice impressi 30
Publication Date:
1972
Place of Publication:
Graz, Austria
Publisher:
Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt
Notes:
Introduction by Hans Butzmann --
Bibliography:
Evangelienbuch / Otfrid von Weissenburg ; herausgegeben von Wolfgang Kleiber und Ernst Hellgardt ; Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur, Geistes- und sozialwissenschaftliche Klasse, Kommission für Deutsche Philologie, Tübingen : Niemeyer, 2004- -- Otfrid von Weissenburg : das ’Evangelienbuch’ in der Überlieferung der Freisinger Handschrift (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München, cgm. 14) / von Karin Pivernetz, Göppingen : Kümmerle, 2000 [contains edition based on the Freising ms.] --
Type of Text:
autograph, bilingual, religious, vernacular, verse