Codex Egberti.

Title:
Codex Egberti.
Library:
Stadtbibliothek
Language:
Latin
City:
ULM, Germany
Shelf Mark:
Ms. 24
Alternate Names:
Egbert Gospel Book -- Egbert codex --
Origin:
Abbey of Reichenau, Southern Germany.
Dimensions:
165 folios -- ca. 270 x 210 mm.
Date Description:
Late 10th century.
Content:
Gospel readings for the liturgical year --
Hand:
Caroline Minuscule [Carolingian Minuscule] -- Uncial -- Rustic Capital [Capitalis rustica] -- Square Capital [Capitalis quadrata] --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
numerous framed images: dedication and formal introductory pages (including large ottonian style C), 4 evangelists against purple background, and scenes from the life of Christ (identifying the participants; some are full-page scenes) -- gold is used throughout -- pericopes start with plain large gold and silver initials --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection ND 3359 .E35 C62 1983 v.1-v.2 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
This is *not* the full facsimile published in 1960 by Alkuin-Verlag, Basel -- Partial reproduction only, but containing full-size color reproductions of pages with illuminations (and sometimes their verso) -- Title: Codex Egberti: Teilfaksimile-Ausgabe des Ms. 24 der Stadtbibliothek Trier --
Publication Date:
1983
Place of Publication:
Wiesbaden, Germany.
Publisher:
Ludwig Reichert Verlag.
Printer:
MZ-Verlagtsdruckerei, Memmingen, Germany.
Notes:
The reproduced folios, including the introductory folios with dedication to Bishop Egbert and the portraits of the evangelists, are listed on pp. 47-49 of the commentary volume.
Type of Text:
Evangeliary, Lectionary, liturgical, religious