SANGALLENSIS CODEX 264
"Sangallensis 264, saec. IX2,
parchment, 8o (12.9-13 x
18,5-7 cm), 238 pages, I column, 17 lines in pages 3 & 236, 18 elsewhere,
one hand. Red initials Letters and Chapter headings, dark brown ink
for text. Pp 3-236 contain the Prognosticum, pp. 237-238 containing
verses and glosses in more than one rather later hand. The manuscript is listed
as at St. Gallen in catalogues of saec. IX and 1461.
See also the
ex-libris, p. 2 (sec. XV): "Lib(er) b(eati) Galli fr(atr)um...." There
are a number of corrections, some evidently by the same or a
(= eadem vel coaeva manus), some later".
The codex was produced in the Abbey of St. Gallen (Switzerland) during the last third of the IX century. Thanks to the e-codices project of the St. Gallen Stiftsbibliothek the codex 264, containing the integral text of the Prognosticum Futuri Saeculi, is available on-line since 07/31/2009.
Wood cover, leather-covered, of Sangallensis Codex 264 containing the Prognosticum Futuri Saeculi:
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Prognosticum Futuri Saeculi
Book I: on the origin of human death - Chapters I-XXII
Book II: on the souls of the dead: their situation before the final resurrection of the bodies - Chapters I-XXXVII
Book III: on the final resurrection of the bodies - Chapters I-LXII