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Detailed record for Arundel 393

Title Dionisio-Hadriana
Origin Germany, S.
Date 9th century
Language Latin and German
Script Caroline minuscule
Decoration Large and small initials and incipits in brown ink with red infill. Added sketches of foliage in the margins, 12th century (ff. 48v-49).
Dimensions in mm 245 x 165 (195 x 125)
Official foliation ff. 99 (+ 2 modern paper flyleaves at the beginning, and 2 at the end)
Form Parchment codex
Binding Post-1600. Speckled calf (boards).
Provenance Unidentified owner, 12th century: Libellus contra epistolas Gisleberti episcopi pictavensis added on ff. 94-99.
? Thomas Howard (b. 1585, d. 1646), 2nd earl of Arundel, 4th earl of Surrey, and 1st earl of Norfolk, art collector and politician.
Henry Howard (b. 1628, d. 1684), 6th duke of Norfolk, presented to the Royal Society in 1667.
The Royal Society, London (its ink stamp: 'Soc. Reg. Lond / ex dono HENR. HOWARD / Norfolciensis.', f. 1; its book-plate with the pencil inscription: ‘XIII.6.9’, inside upper cover).
Purchased by the British Museum from the Royal Society of London together with 549 other Arundel manuscripts in 1831.
Select bibliography Catalogue of Manuscripts in The British Museum, New Series, 1 vol. in 2 parts (London: British Museum, 1834-1840), I, part 1: The Arundel Manuscripts, p. 115-16.

[E. Maunde Thompson and G. F. Warner], Catalogue of Ancient Manuscripts in the British Museum, 2 vols (London: British Museum, 1881-1884), Part II Latin, pp. 87-88, pl. 46.

Wilhelm Köhler, 'Die Karolingischen Miniaturen', in Zweiten Bericht über die Denkmäler Deutscher Kunst (Berlin: Reimer, 1912), pp. 51-77 (p. 63).

Robert Priebsch, Deutsche Handschriften in England, 2 vols in 1 vol (Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 1979), (first publ. as 2 vols, Erlangen: Junge: 1896-1901), II: Das British Museum mit einem Anhang über die Guildhall-Bibliothek, p. 52-53 no. 76.

Herbert Thoma, ‘Altdeutsches aus Londer Hss’, Beiträge zur Geschichte der deutschen Sprache und Literatur, 73 (1951), 197-271 (pp. 199-201).

R. Derolez, Runica Manuscripta: The English Tradition, Rijksuniversiteit te Gent Werken Uitgegeven door de Faculteit van de Wijsbegeerte en Letteren, 118 (Brugges: De Tempel, 1954), p. 389.

Ute Schwab, Die Sternrune im Wessobrunner Gebet: Beobachtungen zur Lokalisierung des clm 22053, zur Hs. BM Arundel 393 und zu Rune Poem V. 86-89 (Amsterdam: Rodopi NV, 1973).

Bernhard Bischoff, Latin Palaeography: Antiquity and the Middle Ages, trans. by Dáibhí Ó Cróinín and David Ganz (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990), p. 95.

Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher: Die mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der in Oxford und London aufbewahrten Handschriften (Regensburg: Schnell & Steiner, 1998), p. 321.

Berhard Bischoff, Katalog der festländischen Handschriften des neunten Jahrhunderts (mit Ausnahme der wisigotischen) (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1998- ), II (2004): Laon-Paderborn, ed. by Birgit Ebersperger, no. 2417.
Last revised: 02 December 2005


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