Life of Catherine of Alexandria in verse


Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Ger 218

Harvard University, "HOLLIS+"

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General Information

Material: vellum

Place of Origin: Alemannic region (Switzerland)

Script, Hands:

Written in a textualis libraria script.

Original Condition

Dimensions (Page Width): 160 – 170 mm

Width of Written Area: 129 – 130 mm

Number of Lines: at least 13

Number of Columns: 2

Width of Columns: 55 – 70 mm

Line Height: 6 – 7 mm


  • Content Item
    • Text Language: Middle High German
    • Title: Life of Catherine of Alexandria in verse
    • Content Description:

      Text probably composed in the Alemannic region (Switzerland) in the second half of the 13th century.


  • E. Simon in Zeitschrift für deutsches Altertum und deutsche Literatur 132 (2003): 322-31.