Manuscripts

Admont, Stiftsbibliothek, MS 25

  • c. 1200
  • Non-Celtic manuscripts
Identifiers
Location
Shelfmark
25
Description
A collection of saints' lives known as the Legendarium magnum Austriacum, here covering saints that are commemorated on feast days in the months of January, February and March. It continues in another manuscript, Admont, Stiftsbibliothek, MS 24 with saints honoured in the months of April, May and June.
Provenance and related aspects
Date
c. 1200
c. 1200(1)n. 1 Diarmuid Ó Riain, ‘The Magnum legendarium Austriacum: a new investigation of one of medieval Europe’s richest hagiographical collections’, Analecta Bollandiana 133 (2015); cf. 13th century, according to Mario Esposito, ‘On the earliest Latin life of St. Brigid of Kildare’, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 30 C (1912–1913): 309.
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
Material
vellum
Foliation / Pagination
272 folios
The list below has been collated from the table of contents, if available on this page,Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts. and incoming annotations for individual texts (again, if available).Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.

Sources

Notes

Diarmuid Ó Riain, ‘The Magnum legendarium Austriacum: a new investigation of one of medieval Europe’s richest hagiographical collections’, Analecta Bollandiana 133 (2015); cf. 13th century, according to Mario Esposito, ‘On the earliest Latin life of St. Brigid of Kildare’, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 30 C (1912–1913): 309.

Secondary sources (select)

Wichner, Jacob [Stift Admont], Catalogus codicum manu scriptorum Admontensis, Admont: Stift Admont, 1889.
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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