Willehalm

Title:
Willehalm
Library:
Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
Language:
German
City:
WIEN (VIENNA, Vienne), Austria
Shelf Mark:
Codex Vindobonensis 2670
Alternate Names:
Codex Vindobonensis 2670, Teil 1: fols. 1-145 -- Cod. Vind. 2670 --
Origin:
Germany -- Bavaria ? --
Dimensions:
351 folios in total, of which folios 1-145 are reproduced -- ca. 310 x 220 mm.
Date Description:
circa 1320
Author:
Wolfram von Eschenbach
Content:
Ulrich von dem Türlin : Arabel (fols. 1r-60v) -- 3 short poems : Der nackte Bote, Der Hase, Das Gebot der Ehre (fols. 61e-62r) -- Wolfram von Eschenbach: Willehalm (fols. 62v- 145r) -- note: these texts are followed in the manuscript by Ulrich von Türheim: Rennewart (fols. 145v-351v) --
Hand:
High gothic minuscule textura [hochgotischer Minuskel] -- red captions for the miniatures --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
Elaborate decorated initials -- In the whole manuscript there are 117 framed miniatures on gold background (see pp. 80-103 for their content, captions and instructions to the illuminator) --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection PT 1682 .W4 2005
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
This is a much reduced color partial reproduction, comprising only folios 1-145 of the codex --
Series:
Glanzlichter der Buchkunst , 14/1
Publication Date:
2005-
Place of Publication:
Graz, Austria
Publisher:
Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt
Printer:
Print & Art Faksimile Austria
Notes:
Commentary by Fritz Peter Knapp --
Type of Text:
epic, knights, secular, secular literature, vernacular, vernacular literature, verse