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Digital Scriptorium
Lawrence, University of Kansas, Kenneth Spencer Research Library,  MS 9/2:29
Description: Bifolium - Purchased from Bernard M. Rosenthal in 1975
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 4
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Part 1: 1 bifolium
Description: - Parchment - 340 x 245 mm - Double-columned appearance, but text is actually fitted around the illustrations, sometimes in 3 columns, sometimes running across the page; no ruling, but a colored stripe down each page-side; some prickings visible
Country: FranceCardinal point:
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Assigned Date: s. XIII/XIVSearchable Date Range: 1290 - 1310
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
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Script: Gothic
Figurative Decoration: Colored drawings of 17 waist-length biblical figures and 1 scene
Other Decoration: Colored roundels and connecting lines; red rubrics; 1-line red initials
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: Bifolium
Author: Peter of Poitiers
Title: Compendium historiae in genealogia Christi
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Petrus Pictaviensis, chancellor of Paris (ca. 1130-1205) 
Not Availablef. 1r   Colored roundels and connecting lines; 4 bust-length figures: David, Solomon, Abigail, Achitob and Abiathar, bald and bearded elder

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Not Availablef. 1v   Colored roundels and connecting lines; genealogical table; 4 bust-length figures: 2 crowned youths, turbaned youth, bearded elder

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Not Availablef. 2r   Two bust-length figures of crowned youths; figure of Crucifixion; youth with a banner; walking nude baby; two women with banners; arched tablet containing inscription

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Not Availablef. 2v   Full-face bust of God with halo; kneeling full-length Moses receiving the laws from a standing, full-length God

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