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Liber Quare - Das Buch Warum


The Liber Quare is an 11th-century treatise about liturgy in the form of a catechism. In 253 questions and answers the anonymous author explains the reasons for the form the Holy Office and the Church year have.

By translating this Latin text into German Prof. Lorenz Heinrich makes this important text available to the wide scholarly community.

The source text of this volume appeared as volume 60 of the series Corpus Christianorum. Continuatio Mediaevalis (ed. G.P. Götz). As always, references to the corresponding pages of the edition are provided in the margins of this translation.

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