Manuscripts

Bern, Burgerbibliothek, MS 258

  • Latin, Old High German
  • Old Irish, Irish, Old English
  • s. ix / s. x
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish
  • parchment
Identifiers
Location
Shelfmark
258
Provenance and related aspects
Language
Latin, Old High German Secondary: Old Irish, Irish, Old English
Date
s. ix / s. x
9th/10th century.
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
Material
parchment
Distinct units
ff. 1-47
Bern, Burgerbibliothek, M…  ff. 1-47

Commentaries on the Old and New Testament.

ff. 48-192
Bern, Burgerbibliothek, M…  ff. 48-192

Glossaries.

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Sources

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.] Flüeler, Christoph [project director], and Urs Baumann [photographer] (et al.), e-codices: virtual manuscript library of Switzerland, Online: University of Freiburg. URL: <http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch>.

Secondary sources (select)

Löwe, Gustav [ed.], Prodromus corporis glossariorum Latinorum: quaestiones de glossariorum Latinorum fontibus et usu, Leipzig: Teubner, 1876.
174
Hagen, Hermann, Catalogus codicum Bernensium (Bibliotheca Bongarsiana), Bern: Haller, 1874–1875.  
comments: Originally published as two volumes: I. Codices 1-306. II. Praefatio; Codices 306-733; Appendix; Librorum impressorum quibus notae marginales ascriptae sunt conspectus; Indices.
Gallica: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>
288–289

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September 2011, last updated: November 2021