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Fasciculus temporum: MS 177

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Fasciculus temporum


Rolevinck, Werner (Author)
Hoernen, Arnold Ther (Printer)


PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Paper (watermark cf. Briquet nos. 3387, 7464), i modern paper flyleaf + 41 fols. + i modern paper flyleaf, 420 x 274 (c.227 – c.365 x 208 – 213) mm, 2 – 6 columns, 50 – 91 lines, ruled in crayon.

BINDING: 19th century, marbled paper over pasteboards

CONTENTS: fols. 1r – 41v Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus temporum

DECORATION: Diagrammatic chronology with tables arranged horizontally across the pages and drawings in brown ink with green, blue and brown washes: fol. 3r [19 ll.] Noah’s ark and rainbow; fol. 3v [36 ll.] Tower of Babel; fol. 4r [11 ll.] Nineveh; fol. 6v [28 ll.] Temple of Salomon; fol. 10r [17 ll.] Rome; fol. 11v [15 ll.] Second Temple; fol. 12r [22 ll.] circular diagram of Jerusalem; fol. 17r [54 ll.] circular diagram of Heavenly Jerusalem. Space for initial [17 ll.] to Prologue left blank (fol. 1r).


History note: Thomas Kerrich (1748 – 1828); his son, Richard E. Kerrich (1801 – 1872); his bequest, 1872.

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Bequeathed by the Rev. R. E. Kerrich 1872 (received 1873)

Place(s) associated

  • Cologne ⪼ Germany

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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1873) by Kerrich, Richard Edward


Fifteenth century
Production date: circa AD 1471

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Support composed of paper ( watermark cf. Briquet nos. 3387, 7464) Page Height 420 mm Width 274 mm
Text Height c227-365 mm Width 208-213 mm

Techniques used in production

Penwork Illumination

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: predictorum significans
  • Type: Secundo folio

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MS 177
Primary reference Number: 169738
Project ID: 87
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 24 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 17 January 2022

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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