Rule of Benedict (St. Gall 914)

Title:
Rule of Benedict (St. Gall 914)
Library:
Stiftsbibliothek
Language:
German, Latin
City:
SANKT GALLEN, Switzerland
Shelf Mark:
Codex 914
Alternate Names:
Codex Sangallensis 914 -- Regula Benedicti de codice Sangallensi 914 -- Ms. A -- Regula Sancti Benedicti --
Origin:
St. Gall (= Sankt Gallen), Switzerland
Dimensions:
136 folios (of which only fols. 1-24, 24-85, also numbered as pp. 1-172, are reproduced in the facsimile) -- 235-239 x 167-170 mm.
Date Description:
First third of the ninth century
Author:
St. Benedict , Abbot of Monte Cassino --
Content:
Saint Benedict’s Regula monachorum (last fol. is missing) -- see pp. xii-xiii of the introduction to the facsimile for the other contents -- the German glosses are much later - note: This copy of the Regula Benedicti is closely derived from the Monte Cassino copy which was considered in the 8th century to be an autograph of the saint, and which therefore played an important role in the carolingian reform --
Hand:
Alemannic pre-caroline minuscule -- uncial headings --
Illuminations:
No
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection BX 3004 .A2 1983 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Monochrome full-size reproduction of fols. 1-86v (where two folios were mistakenly numbered 34 in the manuscript) -- Partial reproduction of the codex -- The 1900 diplomatic edition is interspersed with the reproduced folios, each time facing the relevant page --
Publication Date:
1983
Place of Publication:
Sankt Ottilien, Germany
Publisher:
EOS-VErlag
Notes:
Introduction by Bernhard Bischoff -- Edited by P. Benedikt Probst OSB -- Full Title : Regula Benedicti de codice Sangallensi 914 in bibliotheca monasterii S. Galli servato [fol. 1r-86v(85v) = pp. 1-172; saec. IX] quam simillime expressa --
Bibliography:
http://www.cesg.unifr.ch/virt_bib/handschriften.htm -- http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/csg/0914
Type of Text:
glosses, monastic, monastic rule, religious