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Gospels of Otto III - Signatur: Clm 4453 - Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (Munich, Germany)
Insel Verlag - Frankfurt -1978 1977 - Facsimile Edition of: Gospels of Otto III with shelf mark Clm 4453 - Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (Munich, Germany), also known as Evangeliar Ottos III. Evangeliar Otto III. *** Data of the original: 33.4 x 24.2 cm, 552 pages. Monastery of Reichenau (Germany), Shortly after 997. *** Illustrations: 1 double-page and 34 full-page miniatures, 12 canon tables, 4 full-page uncial pages. The Gospels of Otto III, one of the principal works of the Ottonian illumination, was created around 1000 in the Abbey Reichenau at Lake Constance. It is one of the most impressive works of medieval monumental art. *** Names related to the work: Emperor Otto III (reigned A. D. 983-1002), From the Liuthard workshop, After the death of Otto Ill, the codex was inherited by his successor, King Henry II (reigned 1002-1024), who bequeathed the evangeliary to Bamberg cathedral. After the secularisation of 1803, it went to the Bavarian State Library in Munich. *** Facsimile Edition: 1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size) *** Limitation: 850 copies. Facsimile printed with 23 karat pure gold. All folios are cut according to the original. Genuine leather binding with blind embossing five raised bands *** Commentary: 1 volume (226 pages) by Fridolin Dressler, Florentine Mthernich and Helmut Beumann Language: German Transcription, Translation of the Gospels. Format: 35 x 26 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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