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Annunciazione, nascità e miracoli di Cristo

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An image of Illuminated Manuscript. Annunciazione, nascità e miracoli di Cristo. Vendetta di Cristo; Story of the True Cross. Legenda de Susanna. Gothic bookhand (textualis). Production Place: Parchment, i modern paper flyleaf + i modern parchment flyleaf + 93 fols. (lower part of fol. 93 excised and replaced with modern parchment) + i modern parchment flyleaf + i modern paper flyleaf, 243 x 170 mm (outer margin of fols. 15, 16, 49, 50, 52, 53, 54 excised, now 243 x 130 mm) (145 x 100mm), 20 long lines, ruled in plummet, catchwords.
BINDING: nineteenth century, gold-ruled brown leather over wooden boards, gilt edges, by C. Lewis (catalogue label pasted inside upper cover).
CONTENTS. fols. 1r-48r Annunciazione, nascità e miracoli di Cristo, inc. Questa si listoria del angelo gabriele cum el anuncia la vergene maria. Uno temporale manda deo padre omnipotente
fols. 48r-72r Vendetta di Cristo, inc. Nel tempo di Tiberio (Italian translation of the Vindicta salvatoris)
fols. 72r-86r Story of the True Cross, inc. Poiche Adam et eva abe fato lo pecato)
fols. 86v-93v Legenda de Susanna, inc. El e in la cita de babilionia un homo molto richo.
DECORATION: Two miniatures [7 ll., half-column width], framed in pink, with borders of scrolling acanthus in dark red, blue and green with white highlighting and gold discs: fol. 1r Annunciation; fol. 86v Susannah and the Elders.
Two historiated initials in pink on gold grounds, with similar borders: fol. 48r (zoomorphic initial) [N, 8 ll.], Betrayal of Christ; fol. 72r [P, 12 ll.], Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise.
ORNAMENTATION: Forty-three ornamental initials [2-3 ll.], pink on gold ground, occasionally blue on gold or gold on blue ground, all with partial borders of acanthus in red, blue, pink and green with gold discs, for all minor text divisions.

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Illuminated Manuscript. Annunciazione, nascità e miracoli di Cristo. Vendetta di Cristo; Story of the True Cross. Legenda de Susanna. Gothic bookhand (textualis). Production Place: Parchment, i modern paper flyleaf + i modern parchment flyleaf + 93 fols. (lower part of fol. 93 excised and replaced with modern parchment) + i modern parchment flyleaf + i modern paper flyleaf, 243 x 170 mm (outer margin of fols. 15, 16, 49, 50, 52, 53, 54 excised, now 243 x 130 mm) (145 x 100mm), 20 long lines, ruled in plummet, catchwords. BINDING: nineteenth century, gold-ruled brown leather over wooden boards, gilt edges, by C. Lewis (catalogue label pasted inside upper cover). CONTENTS. fols. 1r-48r Annunciazione, nascità e miracoli di Cristo, inc. Questa si listoria del angelo gabriele cum el anuncia la vergene maria. Uno temporale manda deo padre omnipotente fols. 48r-72r Vendetta di Cristo, inc. Nel tempo di Tiberio (Italian translation of the Vindicta salvatoris) fols. 72r-86r Story of the True Cross, inc. Poiche Adam et eva abe fato lo pecato) fols. 86v-93v Legenda de Susanna, inc. El e in la cita de babilionia un homo molto richo. DECORATION: Two miniatures [7 ll., half-column width], framed in pink, with borders of scrolling acanthus in dark red, blue and green with white highlighting and gold discs: fol. 1r Annunciation; fol. 86v Susannah and the Elders. Two historiated initials in pink on gold grounds, with similar borders: fol. 48r (zoomorphic initial) [N, 8 ll.], Betrayal of Christ; fol. 72r [P, 12 ll.], Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise. ORNAMENTATION: Forty-three ornamental initials [2-3 ll.], pink on gold ground, occasionally blue on gold or gold on blue ground, all with partial borders of acanthus in red, blue, pink and green with gold discs, for all minor text divisions.

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  • Accession Number: MS 24
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
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  • Image width: 1024 pixels
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