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Book/Printed Material Collection of Sermons, Treatises, Liturgical Formulae and Canons. Slavic Liturgical Formulae (Freising Monuments). Collectio sermonum, tractatuum, formularum liturgicarum canonumque. Formulae liturgicae Slavicae (Freisinger Denkmäler)

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Title

  • Collection of Sermons, Treatises, Liturgical Formulae and Canons. Slavic Liturgical Formulae (Freising Monuments).

Other Title

  • Collectio sermonum, tractatuum, formularum liturgicarum canonumque. Formulae liturgicae Slavicae (Freisinger Denkmäler)

Summary

  • This manuscript, assembled in Freising, Bavaria, at the behest of Bishop Abraham (died 994), is famous for three texts, the so-called Freising manuscripts (also Freising folia, fragments, or monuments). These are the first continuous texts in a Slavic language written in Latin script and the oldest documents in Slovene. They contain a confessional formula (folio 78 recto), a sermon on sin and repentance (folios 158 verso-161 recto), formulae for abjuration and confession, and a penitential prayer (folios 160 verso-161 recto). The second and most important literary text is thought to be a paraphrase of an Old Church Slavonic text. The Slavonic texts and the other parts of the manuscript written in Latin, which are both of religious and legal nature, were probably assembled to serve as a bishop's (pastoral or pontifical) handbook, useful in a missionary context. Since some of the legal documents contained in the codex refer to an exchange of lands in Carinthia, it seems plausible that the manuscript was written during Abraham's exile in the eastern Alps (974-83). The manuscript remained in Freising's cathedral library until 1803.

Created / Published

  • [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [900 to 1100]

Headings

  • -  Germany--Bavaria--Freising
  • -  900 to 1100
  • -  Confession
  • -  Cyril, Saint, Apostle of the Slavs, approximately 827-869
  • -  Liturgies
  • -  Prayers
  • -  Sin

Notes

  • -  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
  • -  "BSB shelfmark: Clm 6426|This description of the work was written by Brigitte Gullath of the Bavarian State Library."--Note extracted from World Digital Library.
  • -  Original resource extent: 169 leaves : parchment.
  • -  Original resource at: Bavarian State Library.
  • -  Content in Latin and Slovenian.
  • -  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021667968

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Collection of Sermons, Treatises, Liturgical Formulae and Canons. Slavic Liturgical Formulae Freising Monuments. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 900 to, 0900] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021667968/.

APA citation style:

(0900) Collection of Sermons, Treatises, Liturgical Formulae and Canons. Slavic Liturgical Formulae Freising Monuments. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 900 to] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021667968/.

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Collection of Sermons, Treatises, Liturgical Formulae and Canons. Slavic Liturgical Formulae Freising Monuments. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 900 to, 0900] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021667968/>.