Collection ID: 0023 | Metadata type: TEI

Lewis E 202 Compendium historiae in genealogia Christi (Historical Compendium of the Genealogy of Christ)

Title

Compendium historiae in genealogia Christi (Historical Compendium of the Genealogy of Christ)

Authors

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Lewis E 202
(Philadelphia, United States, Free Library of Philadelphia, John Frederick Lewis Collection of European Manuscripts)

Publisher

Free Library of Philadelphia

Language

Latin

Origin

Circa 1480
Place
England

Summary

This manuscript is a fifteenth-century parchment roll (formatted top-to-bottom) consisting of nine membranes and measuring just over 12 feet long (3.704 meters) and 300 mm wide. The text is the genealogy of Christ, from Adam and Eve up to Christ's ascension.

Notes

Support

Parchment

Layout

  • Double columns in the form of a genealogical tree; pricking visible on both sides of the roll; blind ruled
  • Decoration

    Burnished gold initials with sprays of stylized foliage extending into upper and left borders at the top of membrane 1; genealogical tree in red and green; blue and red initials throughout

    Script

  • Gothic
  • Provenance

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