Old Testament, 2 Kings 14:22-15:12


St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen, Cod. Sang. 46

General Information

Title Old Testament, 2 Kings
Shelfmarks Cod. Sang. 46
Material Parchment
Script, Hands

written in Winithar's style

General Remarks

According to Anton von Euw, the fragment can be compared to Sang. 242 pp. 269-272 and Sang. 1398a pp. 1-8.

Original Condition

Page Height 235 mm
Page Width 160 mm
Height of Written Area 200 – 210 mm
Width of Written Area 135 – 140 mm
Number of Columns 1
Width of Columns 135 – 140 mm
Number of Lines 22
Line Height 4 – 6 mm


Current Condition

Dimensions 240 x 170 mm


  • Content Item
    • Text Language Latin
    • Title Old Testament, 2 Kings
    • Content Description

      Visible on the fragment is the second Book of Kings from the Old Testament, from 2 Kings 14:22 [pa]tribus suis to 15:12 generationem.

    • 1

Host Volume

Title Bible (Ezek, minor prophets, Dan)
Date of Origin/Publication 872-883
Place of Origin/Publication St. Gall
Shelfmark Cod. Sang. 46

Bible manuscript from the time of Hartmut, Vice-abbot ca. 850-872 and Abbot 872-883, containing books of the Old Testament (Ezekiel, Daniel and the minor prophets): one volume of the so-called "Kleine Hartmut-Bibel". Includes a malediction upon thieves by the owner.