St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen, Cod. Sang. 553

Sandy Maillard, Fragmentarium, 2018 (Not Printed)

General Information

Title: unknown

Shelfmarks: Cod. Sang. 553

Material: Wood

Current Condition

Dimensions: 230 x 145 mm

Host Volume

Title: Lives of the Irish saints and saints of St. Gall

Date of Origin/Publication: 9th/10th centuries

Place of Origin/Publication: St. Gall

Shelfmark: Cod. Sang. 553


Lives of the patron or "house" saints of St. Gall, written in the first half of the 9th century in the monastery of St. Gall, includes multiple short hagiographic and liturgical texts including: a) the life history of Columba, composed by Jonas of Bobbio, in excellent condition, b) the unique surviving copy in the world of the life history of St. Gallen founder Saint Gallus, composed by Reichenau monk Wetti in about 816/824.

Description on e-codices.