Compendium historiae in genealogia Christi
s. XIII 2/4 [2nd quarter 13th century]
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Script: Written by a single scribe in fine gothic bookhand, above top line.
Genealogical tables accompany text throughout: drawn in red with roundels connected by pairs of parallel lines and aligned between red vertical rulings. Roundels for Adam and Eve, f. 1r, in yellow and blue, respectively; the roundels for their descendants on green ground. The plan of the temple at Jerusalem, f. 4r, in red, green and blue. The roundels for Christ, f. 5r, in blue, yellow, and red. Headings in red; spaces left for decorative initials remain unfilled.
Lower portion of f. 1 torn, with loss of text.
Binding: Nineteenth century, Germany. Grubby blue paper wrapper. Title, in ink, on upper cover: "Manuscript des XIII#t#e#n Jahrhunderts. Historia mundi sec. ord. chronol. usque ad mortem Jesu Christi".
Manuscript on parchment of Petrus Pictaviensis, Compendium historiae in genealogia Christi.
ff. 5 : parchment ; 350 x 235 (264 x 200) mm.
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