item TAK/3/10 - Chronicon

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  • c.1420 (Creation)

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Bifolium showing what is most likely a reference table for the Eusebius-Jerome Chronicon.

Physical Description: Parchment bifolium with distinct dry-point rule on 1v and 2r, outer recto and verso somewhat yellowed, inner verso and recto still very bright; possibly trimmed at outer edges, slight spotting. Parchment dimensions 385 x 270 mm, 1r written space 292 x 245 mm, 1v written space 293 x 230 mm, 2r written space 292 x 235 mm, 2v written space 292 x 232 mm; approx. 43 lines per page. Written by an early Florentine humanist hand in a finely copied Carolingian script with a distinctive form of x, in red and brown ink with later (18th-century) mathematical problems scribbled in the margins.


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  • Latin

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Catalogue description by Margaret Silvers, 2014.

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