Medieval manuscripts

Only a part of the collection of manuscripts that the university library received during the 19th century remains today. There are a few medieval manuscripts left that may be searched via the Online Catalogue. The manuscript database Manuscripta Mediaevalia offers detailed descriptions of the items.

Using the collection

You may order an item via the Online Catalogue or Primus. If you would like to use the collection, please let us know in advance.
The manuscripts may be used in the research reading room only. Please check your users account to make sure that the ordered item is available in the research reading room.

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Adolf Laminski / Elke-Barbara Peschke, Wiederentdeckte Handschriften in der Universitätsbibliothek Berlin, in: Scrinium Berolinense. Tilo Brandis zum 65. Geburtstag, Berlin 2000, S. 473-474