Since 1992 UNESCO's Memory of the World Register has been preserving historically important documents to make sure they are not forgotten. It comprises around 300 documents. Germany is represented inter alia with the Gutenberg Bible and the Song of the Nibelungs – and Bamberg appears with the Lorsch Pharmacopoeia and two illuminated manuscripts from the monastery of Reichenau.
State Library Bamberg
This cultural and humanities research library is steeped in tradition. It is charged with the task of supplying the city and region with literature and looking after outstanding literary treasures. Its international standing is documented by the fact that three Reichenau manuscripts dating from ...