Heilsspiegel --

Title:
Heilsspiegel --
Library:
Hessische Landes- und Hochschulbibliothek
Language:
Latin
City:
DARMSTADT, Germany
Shelf Mark:
Ms. 2505
Alternate Names:
Speculum Humanae Salvationis -- Handschrift 2505 der Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Darmstadt.
Origin:
Probably Cologne or Westphalia, Germany
Dimensions:
71 folios -- 350 x 200 mm.
Date Description:
Circa 1360
Content:
end of a lost table of content (fol. 1r) -- 100 line verse Prologue, ending with an invocation “O bone Jesu...” (fols. 1v-2r) -- Abbreviated Speculum Humanae Salvationis in 34 chapters (fols. 2v-71r) --
Hand:
gothic --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
68 full-page framed miniatures yielding 4 images in each one of 34 openings (see pp. 15-18 of the introduction for the content of these images) -- alternating red and blue initials in the text --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Paleography (Rm. 715Q) Z 241 .S74 S64 2006 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete, full-size color reproducrtion of the entire manuscript -- [margins may be slightly trimmed off in facsimile: width of printed page is only 195 mm.?] --
Publication Date:
2006
Place of Publication:
Darmstadt Germany
Publisher:
Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft --
Notes:
Introduction by Margit Krenn -- Content of the images is given on pp. 15-18 -- Language Notes: some German (Lower Rhine region) in the captions
Bibliography:
see pp. 13-14 of the introduction to the facsimile --
Type of Text:
devotional, didactic, moralizing, religious, typological, verse