Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek, MS H. J. IV 11

  • Latin
  • s. x/xiin
  • Non-Celtic manuscripts
  • vellum

German manuscript containing copies of works by Boethius, Severinus, Isidore of Seville and Eusebius. An item of Irish and Welsh interest is the letter known as the Bamberg cryptogram.

H. J. IV 11 (Msc. Class. 6)
manuscript miscellanies
Provenance and related aspects
s. x/xiin
Tenth century, or early eleventh.
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
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.


Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

[dig. img.] BibliotheksVerbund Bayern (BVB): Digitale Sammlungen, Online: BVB, –present. URL: <>.

Secondary sources (select)

Derolez, R., “Dubthach’s cryptogram: some notes in connexion with Brussels MS 9565-9566”, L'antiquité classique 21 (1952): 359–375.
Persée: <link>
Derolez, R., Runica manuscripta: the English tradition, Rijksuniversiteit te Gent. Werken uitgegeven door de Faculteit van de Wijsbegeerte en Letteren, 118, Brugge: De Tempel, 1954.
Heiberg, J. L., “Et lille Bidrag til Belysning af Middelalderens Kendskab til Græsk”, Oversigt over det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs 1889 (1888–1889): 198–204.
Internet Archive: <link>
Dennis Groenewegen
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June 2014, last updated: November 2022