Ruodlieb

Ruodlieb

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

Ruodlieb

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Ruodlieb

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
Origin
Germany
Date
Second quarter of the 11th century
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Language
Facsimile Editions

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

Reichert Verlag – Wiesbaden, 1974

Publisher: Reichert Verlag – Wiesbaden, 1974
Commentary: 1 volume by Walter Haug
Language: German
1 volume: This facsimile is not complete. 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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