Karlsruhe, Badische Landesbibliothek, Aug. 63

Images: Badische Landesbibliothek

Other shelfmark(s): Gijsel Q8a1

Physical description: parchment, 339 × 245mm, 74 fols.

Language: Latin

Date: 1385

Provenance: Italy


Book about the Birth of the Savior (CANT 53; sections 1–7), including a combination of the Protevangelium of James 1:1–3:3 and Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew 1:1–2:2 (fol. 24v)

Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew (CANT 51; fols. 25r–31r; from 2:2 to the end, with the pars altera

Gospel of Nicodemus (CANT 62; fols. 31r–40r)

Additional contents: collected medical texts (fols. 1r–24r); History of Alexander the Great with illustrations (fols. 42r–72v).


Gijsel, Jan, ed. Libri de nativitate Mariae: Pseudo-Matthaei Evangelium, textus et commentarius, Libellus de nativitate sanctae Mariae, textux et commentarius. CCSA 9 Turnhout: Brepols, 1997 (pp. 210–11).

Holder, Alfred. Die Rechenauer Handschriften, Band 1, Die Pergamenthandschriften. Neudruck mit bibliographischen Nachträgen. Die Handschriften der Badischen Landesbibliothek in Karlsruhe 5. Weisbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1970 (pp. 203–206).

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Entry created by Brandon Hawk, Rhode Island College (bhawk@ric.edu), 12 April 2017.