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| Subject: ||[e-codices] e-codices Newsletter - Issue N° 1 |
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| Email: ||roberta.padlina_(on)_unifr.ch |
| Date received: ||24 May 2011 |
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Unusual Items from the Manuscript Library: the Dracula Manuscript
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linea_sopra Welcome lettera_a
e-codices - Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland - is now
pleased to offer a newsletter with up-to-date information about a
variety of project activities. From now on, we will regularly
provide information about updates to our webpage, cimelia,
collaborating libraries, and our various partner projects,
together with news about research in the field of Medieval and
Early Modern manuscripts in Switzerland.
Best regards, The e-codices Team
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The goal of the e-codices project is to provide access to all
medieval and selected early modern manuscripts held in
Switzerland via a virtual library. On the e-codices site,
complete digital reproductions of the manuscripts are linked with
corresponding scholarly descriptions. Our aim is to serve not
only manuscript researchers, but also interested members of the
At the moment, the virtual library contains 744 manuscripts from
33 different libraries. The virtual library will be continuously
updated and extended.
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The oldest surviving Mass Antiphonary, held by the Abbey Library
of Einsiedeln, the Reichenau Brothers' Book, containing the names
of 38,000 monks, and a manuscript on Horse Medicine from the 16th
century are just three of the codices newly available on
e-codices. A total of 22 manuscripts were added to the website as
of the end of March 2011:
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Three new libraries have just begun to provide access to their
collections on e-codices. Our offerings are now enriched by
cimelia from the Cantonal and University Library of Fribourg,
including one of the most often re-copied texts of the Middle
Ages: the Legenda aurea. Another new addition is the Provincial
Archive of the Swiss Capuchins in Lucerne, which holds the
Legenda maior s. Francisci by St. Bonaventure, in a copy written
by two Claretian nuns. In addition, the Schaffhausen City
Archives presents items including the Richtebrief, written in
about 1300, the oldest Schaffhausen codex produced outside of the
linea_sopra Unusual Items from the Manuscript Library: the
Dracula Manuscript csg-0806_163
This manuscript owes its name to six pages of its content (pp.
283-288), an untitled section containing 30 brief tales written
in about 1500 about the deeds of the Walachian Lord Vlad III.
Tepes ("the Impaler"; 1431-1476). The other content of this
composite manuscript consists mainly of historic and hagiographic
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