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Earthquake in Constance and bishopric of Basel; Coats of arms of the city of Constance and bishop Henry III von Brandis; Coat of arts of Gregory XI; coat of arms with four quadrants representing the Great Schism; Urban VI on his deathbed

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Earthquake in Constance and bishopric of Basel; Coats of arms of the city of Constance and bishop Henry III von Brandis; Coat of arts of Gregory XI; coat of arms with four quadrants representing the Great Schism; Urban VI on his deathbed
Collection

Konstanzer Weltchronik, Endkrist (Antichrist) and 15 Signs of the Last Judgment

Dates / Origin
Place Term: Southern Germany, probably Constance
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 100
Notes
Ownership : From the collection of Arnold-Mettler Specker. Acquired for Spencer from L'Art Ancien, Basel, 1955.

Content : Dictionary Catalog, 904. Library dossier.

Content : This manuscript is paginated in the upper outside corner, to p. 52. Foliation, not pagination, is used here.

Content : Written in two columns, up to 49 lines per page. Miniatures included many columns. Ruled in pencil.

Content : Paper

Content : 170 pen and ink drawings, colored, each within deep red frame.

Content : Red initials, red daubs as placemarkers.

Content : Dictionary Catalog dates the manuscript to ca. 1450-1460.

Content : According to note in library dossier, this text is a German Antichrist with 15 Signs before the Judgment. The author also notes that this ms. is possibly related to Munich Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Cgm 426.

Content: Splendor of the Word, PBL # 88.1
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UUID: 5d925cb0-c61d-012f-aa46-58d385a7bc34
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Earthquake in Constance and bishopric of Basel; Coats of  arms of the city of Constance and bishop Henry III von Brandis; Coat of arts of Gregory XI; coat of arms with four quadrants representing the Great Schism; Urban VI on his deathbed