|Creator:||Peter, of Poitiers, approximately 1130-1205|
[between 1300 and 1350]
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Purchased from Les Enluminures on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund and the Albert C. Childs Fund, 2014.
Format: seven membranes sewn together to form one roll.
Layout: single vertical column in the form of a genealogical tree.
Script: single gothic book hand.
Decoration: text is presented as a genealogical tree, in brown ink, with rubrication; initials in red and blue ink; roundels and planned spaces for diagrams and miniatures (unfinished) outlined in red and blue ink. Linking genealogical tree branches and diagram lines in red and blue ink. Complex grid for layout of design elements ruled in plummet.
Ownership inscriptions at top and bottom of roll: Conradus Mondone Astensis. (Corrado Mondone d'Asti, Master General of the Dominican Order, 1462-1465).
Decorated roll containing the text of the Compendium historiae in genealogia Christi by Peter of Poitiers (Petrus Pictaviensis). The text, presented in genealogical tree format, appears to be a copy of the second version of this work, containing the full text of the first version accompanied by interpolations from the Historia scholastica and other sources.
1 roll : parchment ; 3445 x 35 mm.
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