Rule Book of Niedermünster (fol.5v): Benedict of Montecassino, Rule Book of S. Benedict
ID
 
633
 
Original Country
 
Germany
 
Region
 
Bavaria (Bayern)
 
Sorting Title
 
Rule Book of Niedermünster (fol.5v): Benedict of Montecassino, Rule Book of S. Benedict
 
Subject
 

Description: Benedict of Montecassino, nimbed, tonsured, wearing abbot’s habit, sits on a cushioned bench with feet on a footstool, holding crozier turned out in his right hand and a book in his left hand on his lap. The background is patterned within a frame decorated with foliate ornamentation. On the facing page is the Incipit Rule of S. Benedict, Prologue AUSCULTA O FILIA PRECEPTA MAGISTRI, written in Latin.

 
Creation Date
 
c. 990
 
Century
 
10th
 
Style Genre
 
Ottonian
 
Work Type
 
dissertation/thesis
 
Measurements
 
h. 228mm, w. 167mm
 
Format Medium
 

miniature, full-page
painting

 
Original Location
 

Regensburg, S. Emmeram

 
Patrons and Others
 

Individual Patron: Henry the Wrangler (Henry, Duke of Bavaria)
Corporate Patron: Niedermünster Nunnery

 
Provenance
 

Germany: Collection, Henry II, Emperor of Holy Roman Empire
Bamberg: Monastery, Michelsberg
Bamberg: Collection, Dentzlin, Dorothea
Bamberg: Monastery, Michelsberg

 
Current Repository
 

Bamberg: Library, Staatsbibliothek

 
Repository Number
 
Lit.142
 
Image Source
 
Index of Christian Art
 
Photo Repo Number
 
32 B19 LSs 2,5B 010499
 
Contributor
 
Lisa Tom
 
Image of Rule Book of Niedermünster (fol.5v): Benedict of Montecassino, Rule Book of S. Benedict.