Stiftsbibliothek Melk - HMML Repository

Stiftsbibliothek Melk

This Benedictine abbey, founded in 976, possesses a large manuscript collection which has fortunately survived three fires (1297, 1682, 1738). A monastic school flourished at Melk as early as the 12th c., and during the 15th and 16th c. the Abbey was a branch of the University of Vienna. HMML filmed 1108 manuscripts dating from the 9th to the 17th c. (and a few from the 18th c.) at Melk.

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  • Repository

    Stiftsbibliothek Melk
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    Main Series
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  • Active Catalog Records

  • Microfilm Reels

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  • HMML Authority File

  • Languages

    Latin; German; Czech; Greek
  • Reproduction Notes

    Some pages or decoration filmed also in color
  • Bibliography

    Christine Glassner, Inventar der Handschriften des Benediktinerstiftes Melk, part 1 (2000).

    Christine Glassner, Katalog der deutschen Handschriften des 15. und 16. Jahrhunderts des Benediktinerstiftes Melk (2016).

    Vinzenz Staufer, Catalogus codicum manu scriptorum, qui in bibliotheca monasterii Mellicensis O.S.B. servantur, 3 volumes (1 printed, 2 handwritten, 1889).

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