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Ms. Codex 1086 - Einn schönn neu Liedt vonn dem abgefallnenn unnd ubell erweldenn Bischoff von Collnn, im Thonn wie mann denn armenn Judas singt
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Title:
Einn schönn neu Liedt vonn dem abgefallnenn unnd ubell erweldenn Bischoff von Collnn, im Thonn wie mann denn armenn Judas singt. [manuscript].
Origin:
[Cologne?, after 1583]
Physical description:
1 leaf : paper ; 320 x 212 (285 x 160) mm. bound to 332 x 226 mm.
Language(s):
German, with Latin phrases.
Summary:
Song in 9 stanzas concerning the marriage of Gebhard, Archbishop of Cologne, and his consequent deposition from his office, events that took place in 1583; intended to be sung to the tune of the popular church song "O du armer Judas." The song uses Latin phrases at the ends of lines, apparently in a humorous vein.
Provenance:
Sold by Leuffer, 1952.
Subject:
Gebhard, Truchsess von Waldburg, Archbishop and Elector of Cologne, 1547-1601.
Catholic Church. - Archdiocese of Cologne (Germany) - History.
Cologne (Germany) - Church history.
Form / Genre:
Codices.
Satires.
Poems.
Manuscripts, German - 16th century.
Manuscripts, Renaissance.
Notes:
Ms. leaf.
Title from head of manuscript (f. 1r); title also given in a handwritten label as "de Archiepiscopo Gebhardo coloniensi c83" (f. 1v).
The text of this song with a few variants also appears in Ms. Codex 1085.
Layout: Written in 28 and 20 long lines.
Script: Written in a German cursive script by a single hand.
Binding: Modern boards.
Origin: Probably written in Cologne, in or after 1583.
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), p. 80 (Ms. German 9).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1086
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 1086

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Collection: Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: German
Century: 16th century
Date: 1583
Genre: Codices
Genre: Manuscripts, German - 16th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Renaissance
Genre: Poems
Genre: Satires
Subject: Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Cologne (Germany)
Subject: Gebhard, Truchsess von Waldburg, Archbishop and Elector of Cologne, 1547-1601
Subject: History
Geography: Cologne (Germany)
Page material: Paper