Codex Guta-Sintram

Title:
Codex Guta-Sintram
Library:
Bibliothèque du Grand Séminaire
Language:
Latin
City:
STRASBOURG (STRASSBURG), France
Shelf Mark:
Ms. 37 (olim 78)
Origin:
Augustinian canonesses of Schwarzenthann (once in the Diocese of Basle, now in Alsace, France)
Dimensions:
163 folios -- 267 x 355 mm.
Date Description:
circa 1154
Author:
text written by Guta, images by Sintram who also finished copying the text (see fols. 4r-4v) --
Content:
Bull of Pope Calixtus II (incomplete; fols 2r-2v) -- end of a short treatise on the winds and the signs of the zodiac (fol. 3r) -- Beati pauperes, re. women in monastic orders, suggest a contract between Marbach and Schwarzenhann (fol. 3v) --Guta’s account of the writing of the book and dedication (fols. 4r-4v) -- Computus (fols. 5v-7r) -- Calendar/Necrology, containing names entered up to ca. 1300 (fol. 7v-76v; for clarification on the content of each column of names,see p. 80 of Commentary volume) -- homiliary ( fols. 77r-105v) -- Rule of St. Augustine (fols. 106r-109v) -- Commentary on this rule by Hugh of Saint VIctor (fols. 110r-134r) -- Customary (fols. 134v-163v) -- note: the page numbers (as distinct from the folio numbering) were added well before the extant manuscript was bound, and easily reveal the lacunae --
Hand:
Late Caroline minuscule (late Carolingian minuscule) -- Flyleaves from a later liturgical manuscript in a gothic hand --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
Pope Calixtus II and Gerundus, Provost of Marbach (fol. 2r) -- Guta and Sintram dedicating their book to the VIrgin (fol. 4r) -- St. Augustine (fol. 5r) --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books XLarge BX 2049 .A8 C6 1982 facsim. & Commentary Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
full-size color reproduction of the entire manuscript (in which folios are missing) --
Publication Date:
1982
Place of Publication:
Lucerne (Switzerland).
Publisher:
Faksimile-Verlag; coedited with Editions Coprur, Strasbourg (France),
Notes:
Language Notes: German personal names in the necrology
Type of Text:
computus, consuetudines, customary, homiletical, homiliary, mixed, monastic, monastic rule, necrology, religious, scientific