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

Letters of Alcuin and other documents

Before 800

Letters of Alcuin and other documents

Letters of Alcuin and other documents

— Before 800

  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

Alternative Titles:
  • Die Alkuin-Briefe und andere Traktate
Letters of Alcuin and other documents – Cod. Vindob. 795 – Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (Vienna, Austria)
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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
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Die Alkuin-Briefe und andere Traktate
Letters of Alcuin and other documents – Cod. Vindob. 795 – Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (Vienna, Austria)
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Die Alkuin-Briefe und andere Traktate

1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size)
Publisher
Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt (ADEVA) – Graz, 1969
Binding
Half leather
Commentary
1 volume (44 pages) by F. Unterkircher
Language: German
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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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