A Collection of Minnereden

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (SBB-PK), Ms.germ.qu. 719

Book Cover of Berlin, SBB-PK, Ms.germ.qu. 719 (around 1470/73).


Our main exhibit is a Berlin manuscript, ms.germ.qu. 719, a collection of Minnereden, whose parts were written around 1470. These individual parts were bound together to form a book at a later stage, maybe around 1500. How do we know that?

There are several texts transmitted in this manuscript. Between them, someone seems to have added some quite private lines

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