Life of Catherine of Alexandria in verse


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

General Information

Material vellum
Place of Origin Alemannic region (Switzerland)
Script, Hands

Written in a textualis libraria script.

Original Condition

Page Width 160 – 170 mm
Width of Written Area 129 – 130 mm
Number of Columns 2
Width of Columns 55 – 70 mm
Number of Lines at least 13
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.