Stiftsbibliothek Zwettl - HMML Repository

Stiftsbibliothek Zwettl

Located in the highland woods 80 miles northwest of Vienna, this Cistercian monastery was founded in 1138 by Count Hadmar I. Its collection of 441 manuscripts (chiefly 11th-16th c.), filmed by HMML, primarily represents items produced in the monastic scriptorium.


  • Collection

  • Country

    Austria
  • City

    Zwettl Stadt
  • Repository

    Stiftsbibliothek Zwettl
  • Project Codes

    Main Series
  • Project Numbers

    6594-7034; 7265
  • Type

    Microform
  • Microfilm Reels

    439
  • Date Preserved

    1967
  • Languages

    Latin; German; Czech; Hebrew
  • Reproduction Notes

    Some pages or decoration filmed also in color
  • Bibliography

    Charlotte Ziegler, and Joachim Rössl, Zisterzienserstift Zwettl, Katalog der Handschriften des Mittelalters (1985-1997).
  • Reading Room Collections

  • Uncataloged Collections