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Medieval German Studies in Oxford cover the full range of the literary, cultural and linguistic heritage of the German speaking lands from 800 to 1600. Special areas of interests are the transmission of text in manuscript and early print, mysticism and devotional writing and courtly literature. We work in close collaboration with the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford Medieval Studies and the wider Humanities context of TORCH. http://www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/medievalgerman

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Medieval German Studies in Oxford cover the full range of the literary, cultural and linguistic heritage of the German speaking lands from 800 to 1600. Special areas of interests are the transmission of text in manuscript and early print, mysticism and devotional writing and courtly literature. We work in close collaboration with the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford Medieval Studies and the wider Humanities context of TORCH. http://www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/medievalgerman

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    Medingen Manuscripts

    Medingen Manuscripts

    For the launch of the Polonsky Foundation funded digitisation project of Manuscripts from the German Speaking Lands, Henrike Lähnemann (Oxford) talks about manuscripts from the Cistercian Abbey of Medingen (Lower Saxony). The manuscripts are now in Oxford, Hildesheim and Wolfenbüttel. More information https://hab.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/en/blog/blog-post-2/

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    Second part of the masterclass: The Medingen Manuscripts in the Bodleian

    Second part of the masterclass: The Medingen Manuscripts in the Bodleian

    Masterclass for the Leverhulme Doctoral Students with Henrike Lähnemann, filmed by Natascha Domeisen. All the manuscripts featured are available via digital.bodleian search 'Medingen' on https://digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/ for more details)
    O1 Oxford Easter Prayer-Book (c. 1500): Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Lat. liturg. f. 4 Community: fol. 174v (nuns and lay-people); fol. 28v (prayer for Lüneburg and the Abbess) Printing: fol. 141v (Glued-in maiden); fol. 217v (Glued-in lions); Musical Notation: fol. 90r / 283v-284r / 36v-37r Binding: Early 16th cent. roll with Venus, Prudentius and Lucretia
    O2 Manual for the Provost (1470s): Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Lat. liturg. e. 18 Community: fol. 1r (ownership mark of Medingen); Reworking: fol. 2/2* (added in songs with lay-participation) Musical Notation: 81v-83r / 49v-50r Binding: Late 15th cent. stamps with 19th cent. ownership plaque
    O4 Oxford Medingen Psalter (1510s-1530s): Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Don. e. 248 Community: fol. 7v (Obiit entry for Abbess Margarete Puffen), 20v-21r (punctus flexus) Reworking: fol. 18 (Low German replacement prayer), plaque in its 19th century setting Musical Notation: fol. 103r / 277v

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    Trailer: Medieval Manuscripts in the Bodleian

    Trailer: Medieval Manuscripts in the Bodleian

    A film of a class for 'Publication Beyond Print', the Leverhulme Doctoral Training Centre. Filmed at the Weston Library, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, by Natascha Domeisen. Featured manuscripts: MS Add. E. 6; MS Laud. misc. 683; MS Douce 302; MS Lat. liturg. f. 4; MS Lat. liturg. e. 18; MS Don. e. 248. With thanks to Matthew Holford, Curator of Medieval Manuscripts, and the Bodleian Library

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    Masterclass Medingen Manuscripts: Abbess Bärbel Görcke (Mariensee): The Prayer-Book of Abbess Odilia

    Masterclass Medingen Manuscripts: Abbess Bärbel Görcke (Mariensee): The Prayer-Book of Abbess Odilia

    Multiple presentations from the German Studies Staff Part 6 of 6: On the 22nd January 2016 the Bodleian hosted a masterclass from Professor Henrike Lähnemann, Chair of Medieval German Literature and Linguistics. The class examined manuscripts made in the Cistercian convent of Medingen during the late 15th century. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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    Masterclass Medingen Manuscripts: Ulrike Hascher-Burger (Utrecht): Musical Notation

    Masterclass Medingen Manuscripts: Ulrike Hascher-Burger (Utrecht): Musical Notation

    Presentations about the Medingen Manuscripts Part 5 of 6: On the 22nd January 2016 the Bodleian hosted a masterclass from Professor Henrike Lähnemann, Chair of Medieval German Literature and Linguistics. The class examined manuscripts made in the Cistercian convent of Medingen during the late 15th century. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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    Masterclass Medingen Manuscripts: Alan Coates (Oxford): The Incunable Traces

    Masterclass Medingen Manuscripts: Alan Coates (Oxford): The Incunable Traces

    Presentations about the Medingen Manuscripts Part 4 of 6: On the 22nd January 2016 the Bodleian hosted a masterclass from Professor Henrike Lähnemann, Chair of Medieval German Literature and Linguistics. The class examined manuscripts made in the Cistercian convent of Medingen during the late 15th century. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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