Beschreibung von Köln, Erzbischöfliche Diözesan- und Dombibliothek, Cod. 56

Bibliographische Beschreibung

Handschriftentitel
The FOUR GOSPELS (Latin Vulgate)
Entstehungsort
Northeast France ?, or Köln ?
Entstehungszeit
9c 3/4
Beschreibstoff
Parchment
Umfang
i(paper) + 139.
Format
325 mm x 265 mm
Persistenter Identifier
urn:nbn:de:hbz:kn28-3-6419 Persistent Identifier (URN)
Weitere Angaben
Land
Deutschland
Ort
Köln
Sammlung
Dombibliothek
Signatur
Köln, Dombibliothek Hs. 56
Katalogsignatur
HMML Microfilm-No.: 35,230

Zustand und Zusammensetzung

Zustand
Four holes are burned in last folia, from end of codex back through f. 134 (from acid?, leaving red-brown stains around edges of holes), and lower corners also excised from ff. 135-139. Many folia badly worn, esp. at front and end of codex.
Lagenstruktur
[1], i2-1 (one removed at front; perhaps originally together with next quire), ii6 (perhaps originally with f. 1, making a quire of 8-1, lacking 8th, possibly an illustration), iii-vi8, vii8-1, (lacks original 4th [after 42], would have contained last 12 verses of Matthew on recto and portrait of Mark on verso), viii-xviii8, xix6-1 (lacks one at end, no text lost), [1]. No quire signatures.
Seiteneinrichtung
Written space: 225 mm x 174 mm ( 74 mm inner column, 70 mm outer column, 30 mm between columns). 30 lines. 2 columns. Dry-point ruling, double bounding lines for each column, plus an additional line 20 mm from outer bounding line, coinciding with prickings in middle of outer margin, and another line at gutter about 15 mm from inner bounding line (these additional bounding lines serve to contain the canon table references and chapter numbers) text above top line.Gospel titles as running titles.

Schrift und Hände

littera carolina.

One main hand (same hand in smaller module for prefaces), plus at least three minor hands for quires xviii-xix (ff. 127ra-138vb, last few verses of John plus Capitulary).

Buchschmuck

  • Full-page paintings of Matthew, Luke, and John ff. 10v, 64v, 101v (seated, writing, elaborate framing, in browns and tans, white, pink, blue, yellow, and red; derived from Greek or late antique models);
  • canon tables framed in painted column-and-cornice designs, with full-page titulus in similar frame, in large square capitals, alternate lines red and black;
  • initials in 2- to 4-line red square capitals;
  • verse initials in square or rustic capitals;
  • tituli in 1- to 4-line square and/or rustic capitals (hierarchy);
  • first lines for Matthew in uncials, for Mark in rustic capitals, for Luke and John square and rustic capitals (hierarchy);
  • first lines of Gospel chapters in uncials, square or rustic capitals;
  • initials, tituli, and first lines red or black.
  • Additions in dry point: drawing of bust of saint f. 10r, lower margin;
  • decoration in lower margin 31v.

Hinzufügungen

Marginal canon table references; on other marginalia, see Bischoff, loc. cit. below.

Geschichte der Handschrift

Herkunft
Previously ascribed to the scriptorium of Freising (see Bischoff and Mütherich, opp. citt.). Place of origin given by Schulten, op. cit., as "Köln (?)".

Inhaltsangabe

  • Vorderseite "Jaffé, codex / 56. fol. 139 / IX Jahrhundert./ Quatuor Evangelia ab Hieronymo / in Latinum translata." ( 19c title).
  • FEL 20c German note, recording existence of 5 illustrated folia with canon tables and 3 with Evangelists' portraits, dated and signed: " 11/5 [19]28 . W." (Domvikar Hubert Wüsten).
  • 1ra-10rb (1) Prefaces to the four Gospels, and Canon Tables; Preface and Capitula for Matthew. Ff. 1ra-2rb: Jerome, Epistola ad Damasum (Stegmüller nr. 595); 2v-7r: Canon tables (2v title page); 7v: Anon. Preface to Gospels (Stegmüller nr. 601); 8ra-9ra: Jerome, Preface to Gospels (Stegmüller nr. 596); 9ra-va: Anon. Preface to Matthew (Stegmüller nr. 590); 9va-10rb: capitula for Matthew.
  • 10v-42vb (2) Titel: Gospel of Matthew . Explicit: in galileam, ibi eum uidebitis, sicut dixit uobis // [expl. mut.]. (Ed)
  • See Stegmüller nr. 47.
  • Portrait of Matthew f. 10v, text inc. f. 11ra; last 12 verses missing (see above, codicology).
  • 101v-127ra (5) Titel: Gospel of John . (Ed)
  • See Stegmüller nr. 50.
  • Portrait of John f. 101v, preface f. 102ra-b (Stegmüller nr. 624), capitula f. 102va-b, text inc. f. 103ra.
  • 127rb-138vb (6) Titel: Capitulare Evangeliorum . Gospel pericopes for the year from Christmas Eve to 4th Saturday in Advent (ff. 127rb-137va), followed by Common of the Saints and votive masses. Latin and Greek glosses by text hand and later hands (see Bischoff, Studien I, p. 104 seqq.)
  • 139r-v-RPD Blank, except for pen trial f. 139v .

Bibliographie

  • Hartzheim, p. 30.
  • Jaffé-Wattenbach, p. 17.
  • B. Bischoff, "Zur Rekonstruktion der ältesten Handschrift der Vulgata-Evangelien und der Vorlage ihrer Marginalien", Studien I, pp. 101-111, this ms. pp. 104-05, 107.
  • P. Bloch and H. Schnitzler 2, p. 14, esp. note 9.
  • A. Boeckler, Deutsche Buchmalerei vorgotischer Zeit (Königstein im Taunus 1952), p. 77, plate 16.
  • H. Ehl, Die Ottonische Kölner Buchmalerei, pp. 21-29, plates 4-5.
  • G. Frenken , "Zu dem Kataloge der Dombibliothek von 833," in K. Löffler, Bibliotheksgeschichte, p. 53.
  • A. Goldschmidt, Repertorium für Kunstwissenschaft 16 (1892), pp. 156 sqq..
  • F. Mütherich, "The Gospel Book W.4 of the Walters Art Gallery and Its Place in the Freising Scriptorium", Gatherings in Honor of Dorothy E. Miner (Baltimore 1974), pp. 115 seqq. (not seen){WILSON}.
  • eadem, "Die Kanontafeln des Evangeliars Cod. 56 in Köln," Florilegium in honorem Carl Nordenfalk Octogenarii contextum (Stockholm 1987), pp. 159-168 (not seen).
  • C. Nordenfalk, "Der inspirierte Evangelist," Wiener Jahrbuch für Kunstgeschichte 36 (1983), pp. 175-190, this ms. esp. pp. 187 and 257, Abb. 34.
  • H. Schnitzler, Rheinische Schatzkammer I (Dusseldorf, 1957), nr. 20, plate 58.
  • W. Schulten, Kostbarkeiten in Köln. Erzbischöfliches Diözesanmuseum (Köln 1978), pp. 45-46, nr. 91.
  • A. von Euw, Das Buch der vier Evangelien. Kölns karolingische Evangelienbücher [exhibit catalogue] (Köln 1989) (= Kölner Museums-Bulletin, Sonderheft 1/1989), pp. 44-46.

Quellenangabe

  • The Medieval Manuscripts of the Cologne Cathedral Library. Volume I, MSS. 1-100. By Diane Warne Anderson and Jonathan Black, edited by Diane Warne Anderson. [Digitaler Volltext]
Impressum
Herausgeber
Erzbischöfliche Diözesan- und Dombibliothek Köln
Redaktion
Im Rahmen des DFG-Projekts CEEC bearbeitet von Patrick Sahle; Torsten Schaßan (2000-2004)
 
Bearbeitung im Rahmen des Projekts Migration der CEEC-Altdaten von Marcus Stark; Siegfried Schmidt; Harald Horst; Stefan Spengler; Patrick Dinger; Torsten Schaßan (2017-2019)
Ort
Köln
Datum
2018
URN
urn:nbn:de:hbz:kn28-3-6419
PURL
https://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:hbz:kn28-3-6419
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