This site provides an overview of the different manuscript funds in the collection. A separate page provides information about the corresponding manuscript catalogues.

Western manuscripts:

  • Cod. 1-15500  = Codices (old stock)
  • Cod. Ser. n. 1-60000 = Codices Series nova - new acquisitions from about 1870 onwards, including bequests and related material.

Armenian manuscripts: Cod. Armen. 1-34 = Codices Armeniaci
Ethiopean manuscripts: Cod. Aethiop. 1-47 = Codices Aethiopici
Chinese manuscripts: Cim. Sin. 1-390 (Cim. Sin. 1-24, 163, 215, 384-390) = Cimelia Sinica
Georgian manuscripts: Cod. Georg. 1-5 = Codices Georgici
Greek manuscripts:

Fragments of manuscripts: Fragm. = Fragmenta
Hebrew manuscripts: Cod. Hebr. 1-244 = Codices Hebraici
Indian manuscripts:

Japanese manuscripts: Cim. Jap. 3, 9, 18, 21, 51 = Cimelia Japonica
Coptic manuscripts: Cod. Copt. 1-19 = Codices Coptici
Manuscripts and illuminated albums: Cod. Min. 1-143 = Codices Miniati
Mexican manuscripts: Cod. Mexic. 1-12 = Codices Mexicani
Mongolian manuscripts: Cod. Mongol. 1-2 = Codices Mongolici

Oriental manuscripts:

Slavic manuscripts: Cod. Slav. 1-236 (229-233 unbesetzt) = Codices Slavici
Syrian manuscripts: Cod. Syr. 1-11 = Codices Syriaci

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Reading rooms at Heldenplatz and the departments

Due to maintenance work, the reading rooms at Heldenplatz and all departments will be closed from Thursday, July 25 to Monday, August 5, 2024.

Due to the shutdown of the ordering system, no media orders can be accepted from Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 4 pm to Friday, August 2, 2024, 4 pm. The first book collection will take place again on Monday, August 5, 2024.

State Hall

Due to an event, the State Hall will be closed on August 28, 2024.