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Codex Aureus of Echternach - Signatur: Hs. 156 142 - Germanisches Nationalmuseum (Nuremberg, Germany)
S Fischer Mueller und Schindler ? Frankfurt 1982 - Facsimile Edition of: Codex Aureus of Echternach with shelf mark Hs. 156 142 - Germanisches Nationalmuseum (Nuremberg, Germany), also known as Codex Aureus Epternacensis *** Goldenes Evangelienbuch von Echternach *** Golden Gospels of Echternach *** . Data of the original: 44.5 x 31.0 cm, 272 pages. Echternach Abbey (Luxembourg), 1020-1050. Illustrations: 64 decorative pages, 16 full-page miniatures (each with 3 scenes), 5 evangelist portraits, 10 canon tables, 9 full-page, 16 half-page and 503 smaller initials, entire text written with gold ink. The Codex Aureus Epternacensis (Golden Gospels of Echternach) is one of the most beautiful books which have survived to the present day. The Codex is completely written in gold ink and provided with 64 magnificent miniature and purple pages. De Luxe Edition: Cover with replica ivory plate showing the crucifixion, magnificent gemstones and enamel work. Names related to the work: Probably Abbot Humbert von Echternach (1018-1051), cover commissioned by Emperor Otto III (980-1002) and his mother Theophanu (960-991) *** Facsimile Edition: 1 volume: Exact replica of the original (extent, color and size). Limitation: 850 copies. Silk binding with gilt fittings. Commentary: 1 volume (264 pages) by Rainer Kahsnitz and Elisabeth Rcker *** Language: German. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Ziereis Faksimiles]
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