Compendium historiae

Record ID: 
122666
Accession number: 
MS M.628
Title: 
Compendium historiae
Created: 
England, between 1250 and 1299.
Binding: 
In a brown morocco cylinder case.
Credit: 
Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1867-1943) in 1922.
Description: 
1 roll : vellum, ill. ; 5350 x 270 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1867-1943) in the C.G. Boerner sale (Leipzig, Dec. 4, 1922, lot 4).
Notes: 

Ms. Biblical history and miscellaneous texts; written and illuminated in England, possibly at Ramsey Abbey, in the second half of the 13th century.
Texts: Compendium historiae in genealogia Christi in a condensed, irregluar version; Allegoriae super tabernaculum Moysis; Rota de vitiis et virtutibus.
Decoration: 1 large and 14 smaller miniatures; diagrams.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
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