Vaticinia

Record ID: 
113117
Accession number: 
MS M.402
Title: 
Vaticinia
Created: 
Italy, ca. 1390.
Binding: 
20th century wooden boards; calf back.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1910.
Description: 
8 leaves, bound : vellum, ill. ; 330 x 240 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Alexandre Imbert, July 1, 1910; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. of images of the popes and their symbols; written and illustrated in northern Italy, ca. 1390.
The Vaticinia de summis pontificibus has been attributed to Pseudo-Joachim of Fiore and Anselm, Bishop of Marisco Nuovo.
Decoration: 15 large, tinted wash-drawings of the popes and their symbols, each with the text of the Vaticinia written above and the name of each individual pope written below.

Script: 
written in a cursive script
Language: 
Latin
Century: