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Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department,  Lewis E 249A and B
Description: 2 cuttings - Not bound. - John Frederick Lewis, Philadelphia - De Ricci, p. 2075, no. 323; Morgan, Nigel, Early Gothic Manuscripts, p. 180; Leaves of Gold, pp. 196-198, no. 68.
Notes:-Matted and framed.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 2
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/LewisE249AandB_4
Language: Latin Country: England Century: 13th

Part 1: 2 membranes from a roll
Description: - Parchment - 694-722 x 260 mm - 2 columns, lead rulling
Country: EnglandCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIII4/4Searchable Date Range: 1275 - 1299
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;
Script: Gothic
Figurative Decoration: 3 large historiated roundels, 1 quatrefoil with the head of Christ
Other Decoration: 13 roundels and 2 illuminated initial
Notes: These cuttings can be dated to ca. 1280. Latin
Number of Texts: 2

Text 1: One membrane
Author: Peter of Poitiers
Title: Compendium historiae in genealogia Christi (The Compendium of History in the Genealogy of Christ)
Language(s): Latin
Explicit: Lucas natione syrus antiochensis arte medicus apostolorum discipulus postea pauli secutus non hominus uxorem in filios lxxv annorum obiit in ... plenus spiritu sancti.
Notes: Contains only the last membrane of the roll. Displays the final segment from a longer biblical history tracing Christ's descent from Adam. 
Status of text: Fragment
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One membrane   Genealogical Tree with the Nativity, Crucifixion, and Resurrection

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Text 2: One membrane
Title: Explanation of the Wheel of Sevens
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Primo loco praesentis rote ponuntur septem uita . . .
Explicit: ... Beati pacifici quem ipsI deum uidebent.
Notes: Contains a devotional image of the Wheel of Sevens, with text explaining the diagram below. 
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One membrane   Wheel of Sevens

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