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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).
1. f.1r: Poem [incomplete at beginning?] inc.: Der jung sprach ich mu[beta] in sehen/ wie mir darvmb mug geschen/ -- 2. f.1r-2r: Die Klag vom Wolf am Hage. -- 3. f.2r-4v: Poem [incomplete at end?] inc.: Ich waisz kain besser lust/ wann esen trinken vnd minen/.
Formerly owned by Sir Thomas Phillips no. 11049; Georgius Klo[beta], M. D., Frankfurt am Main (bookplate, inside upper cover).
Sold by Helmuth Domizzlaff at auction of Wolfgang Brandes (cat. 28, no. 3222), 1957.
Related names:
Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872 fmo
Kloss, Georg, former owner.
German poetry - Middle High German, 1050-1500.
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts - Germany - 15th century.
Manuscripts, Renaissance.
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.
Indexed / Referenced in:
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), pp. 81-82 (Ms. German 14).
Complete shorter version for item 2, see C. Wendeler, Studien über Hans Rosenplüt, Archiv für die Geschichte deutscher Sprache, I[1874], 97-133, 385-436, esp. 388-408.
Publications of or about this material:
Clark, R. C. "'Die clag von wolff eim hage' -- A 15th century manuscript." Modern Language Notes 37.4 (October 1967), 421-427. Two reprints are shelved with the manuscript.
Other Titles:
Der jung sprach ich mu[beta] in sehen/ wie mir darvmb mug geschen.
Ich waisz kain besser lust/ wann esen trinken vnd minen.
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