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Ms. Codex 872 - Schmieher, Peter, 15th cent - Die Klag vom Wolf am Hage
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Schmieher, Peter, 15th cent.
Die Klag vom Wolf am Hage [manuscript].
[Germany, 14--]
Physical description:
4 leaves : paper ; 286 x 200 (241 x 155) mm. bound to 286 x 202 mm.
Fragment of four folios containing three poems of which the second can definitely be assigned to Schmieher (Zacour-Hirsch).
Ms. codex.
Title from title of second work (f. 1r).
Foliation: Paper, 4; 170-174, contemporary foliation in ink, lower left recto; [1-4], modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Layout: Written in 2 columns of 36-38 lines.
Script: Written in a cursive script by a single hand.
Decoration: Rubricated initials, capitals, and explicits throughout.
Binding: 19th-century boards.
Origin: Written in Germany in the 15th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
Edges of leaves repaired partially obscuring text at top.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 872
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 872

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Collection: Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: German, Middle High (ca. 1050-1500)
Century: 15th century
Date: 1400
Genre: Codices
Genre: Manuscripts - Germany - 15th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Renaissance
Genre: Poems
Subject: German poetry
Geography: Germany
Author: Schmieher, Peter, 15th cent
Related names: Kloss, Georg, former owner
Related names: Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872 fmo
Page material: Paper