Letters of Alcuin and other documents

Letters of Alcuin and other documents

Before 800

Compiled during Alcuin's lifetime: the writings and correspondence of the greatest scholar at the court of Emperor Charlemagne

  1. This Gothic manuscript compiles important correspondence and other writings from Alcuin (ca. 735–804)

  2. Compiled during his lifetime, perhaps by no one less than his pupil Arn, Archbishop of Salzburg (ca. 750–821)

  3. No manuscript with runes has received so much attention as this Viennese codex, and for good reason

Letters of Alcuin and other documents

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Description
Letters of Alcuin and other documents

The Letters of Alcuin and other Documents is a Gothic manuscript from Vienna which has compiled an important collection of Alcuin's correspondence and other writings.

Letters of Alcuin and Other Documents

No manuscript with runes has received so much attention as this Vienna codex, and for various reasons: it contains an important collection of Alcuin´s letters. Compiled during his lifetime and perhaps by no one less than his pupil Arn, then Archbishop of Salzburg; in it is preserved some fascinating Gothic material.

Codicology

Alternative Titles
Die Alkuin-Briefe und andere Traktate
Date
Before 800
Language
Previous Owners
Archbishop Arn of Salzburg

Available facsimile editions:
Letters of Alcuin and other documents – Cod. Vindob. 795 – Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (Vienna, Austria)
Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt (ADEVA) – Graz, 1969
Facsimile Editions

#1 Die Alkuin-Briefe und andere Traktate

Binding: Half leather
Commentary: 1 volume (44 pages) by F. Unterkircher
Language: German
1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size) Reproduction of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
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