Genesis 23:16-23:20 and 24:3-24:7


St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen, Cod. Sang. 402

Sandy Maillard, Fragmentarium, 2018

General Information

Title: Genesis, 23:16-23:20 and 24:3-24:7

Former Shelfmarks: Cod. Sang. 402

Material: Parchment and Wood

Original Condition

Dimensions (Page Height): at least 130 mm

Dimensions (Page Width): at least 130 mm

Height of Written Area: at least 110 mm

Width of Written Area: at least 125 mm

Number of Lines: at least 12

Line Height: 4 – 10 mm

Current Condition

Dimensions: 200 x 150 mm


  • Content Item
    • Text Language: latin
    • Title: Genesis, 23:16-23:20 and 24:3-24:7
    • Content Description:

      Two offsets, each containing a passage from the Genesis :

      • from 23:16 pecuniam quam Ephron to 23:20 confirmatus est ager (goes probably on until Abrahae)
      • from 24:3 ut non accipias to 24:7 de terra nativitatis meae qui
    • Remarks:

      Probably from the same page.

Host Volume

Title: Roman Breviary for Sundays and feast days

Date of Origin/Publication: 14th century

Shelfmark: Cod. Sang. 402


Book of hours, composed for an unknown convent in the diocese of Basel: excellent example of early Gothic book art. With a Calendar, 14 miniatures of the life of Christ and Mary, the Psalter, Canticles and an All Saints' Litany.

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