Einhardus (?): Psalterium abbreviatum

Ps. 3:2-11:2


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

Sandy Maillard, Fragmentarium, 2018 (Not Printed)

Remarks by the Editor:

Incorporates information from the description published as part of the UCLA Reichenau-St. Gall Virtual Library 2012, and republished on e-codices.

General Information

Title: Psalterium Abbreviatum

Shelfmarks: Cod. Sang. 97, pp. 1-2

Material: Parchment

Original Condition

Page Height: at least 250 mm

Page Width: at least 175 mm

Height of Written Area: at least 170 mm

Width of Written Area: 100 – 120 mm

Number of Columns: 2

Width of Columns: 50 – 60 mm

Number of Lines: 24

Line Height: at least 7 mm

Current Condition

Dimensions: 250 x 175 mm


  • Content Item
    • Persons: Einhardus (?)
    • Text Language: Latin
    • Title: Psalterium abbreviatum
    • Content Description:

      [Ps. 3:2] Domine quid multiplicati sunt...-...nos a generatione hac in aeternum [Ps.11:2]

    • Front paste-down
    • Edition: Einhardus (?). Libri Psalmorum Excerptio, ed. P. Salmon, in Testimonia Orationis Christianae Antiquioris (CCCM 47). Turnhout: Brepols, 1977, p. 55-57.

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.


  • Salmon, Peter. "Psautiers abrégés du moyen âge", in Analecta Liturgica (Studi e Testi 273). Vatican City: Biblioteca apostolica vaticana, 1974, p. 72-4.