Ruodlieb

Probably Tegernsee (Germany) — Second quarter of the 11th century

Ruodlieb

Ruodlieb

Alternative Titles:
  • Codex Latinus Monacensis
  • Fragmente von St. Florian
  • Fragments of St. Florian
  1. Short Description
  2. Codicology
Short Description

A lost manuscript that has been brought back to life through gradual discoveries and painstaking work: the Ruodlieb. Beginning in 1807, fragments of an old manuscript that had been cut up and used to bind other books were discovered and pieced together. The “Frankenstein manuscript” that has been resurrected contains an unfinished chivalric romance telling the adventures of a young knight, which was written in Latin by an anonymous German poet who flourished ca. 1030. Aside from being one of the earliest German chivalric romances, it also paints a vivid picture of feudal society in the 11th century.

Codicology
Alternative Titles
Codex Latinus Monacensis
Fragmente von St. Florian
Fragments of St. Florian
Date
Second quarter of the 11th century
Style
Language
1 available facsimile edition(s) of „Ruodlieb“

Ruodlieb: Faks.-Ausg. d. Codex Latinus Monacensis 19486 d. Bayer. Staatsbibliothek München u. d. Fragmente von St. Florian Facsimile

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Ruodlieb: Faks.-Ausg. d. Codex Latinus Monacensis 19486 d. Bayer. Staatsbibliothek München u. d. Fragmente von St. Florian Facsimile

1 volume: This facsimile is not complete.
Publisher
Reichert Verlag – Wiesbaden, 1974
Commentary
1 volume by Walter Haug
Language: German
More Information
Reproduction of the entire original document in black and white. The pages are presented on a larger white background. The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
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