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Genève, Bibliothèque de Genève, Ms. lat. 37a : Lectionary of St. Gall (or more exactly: Epistolary of St. Gall)

This epistolary, produced in the cloister of St. Gall, was used for readings during the mass. The script is Carolingian minuscule and the initials are decorated with gold, silver, and minium. This manuscript may have been written and illuminated by Sintram at the beginning of the 10th century. The original binding was made of ivory. The manuscript apparently left St. Gall at the end of the 18th ce…