Collection ID: 0023 | Metadata type: TEI

Lewis E 203 Harmony of the Bible

Title

Harmony of the Bible

Authors

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Funders

Call number

Lewis E 203
(Philadelphia, United States, Free Library of Philadelphia, John Frederick Lewis Collection of European Manuscripts)

Publisher

Free Library of Philadelphia

Language

English

Origin

Late 16th century
Place
England

Summary

This manuscript is a sixteenth-century parchment scroll (formatted left-to-right) consisting of thirteen membranes and measuring just over twenty-four feet long (7.435 meters) and between 480 and 500 mm tall. The text presents a history of the Bible up to the time of Jesus Christ, but is incomplete, beginning with the Flood.

Extent

500 mm x 7435 mm

Support

Parchment

Layout

  • Multiple columns, blind ruled on most membranes
  • Decoration

    Large penwork drawings illustrating the Book of Daniel and the apocalyptic beast, surmounted by the bicephalous eagle (membrane 8)

    Script

  • Bâtarde
  • Provenance

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