St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen, Cod. Sang. 97

Sandy Maillard, Fragmentarium, 2018

General Information

Title: Plaster

Former Shelfmarks: Cod. Sang. 97

Material: Parchment

Original Condition

Dimensions (Page Height): at least 250 mm

Dimensions (Page Width): at least 175 mm

Height of Written Area: at least 170 mm

Width of Written Area: 100 – 120 mm

Number of Lines: at least 24

Number of Columns: 2

Width of Columns: 50 – 60 mm

Line Height: at least 7 mm

Current Condition

Dimensions: 250 x 175 mm


  • Content Item
    • Text Language: latin
    • Title: Psalter
    • Content Description:

      Fragment: Psalms 3:1-12:8 (out of canonical order)

    • Front paste-down

Host Volume

Title: Ambrose, De officiis ministrorum

Date of Origin/Publication: around 900

Shelfmark: Cod. Sang. 97


A summary presentation of Christian ethics by the early church father Ambrose (about 339 - 397), De officiis ministrorum. This copy is from around 900, probably not produced in the monastery of St. Gall. A short Psalter, a litany, and prayers precede the work by Ambrose.

Description on e-codices.