Konstanzer Weltchronik : Der Antichrist ; 15 Anzeichen vor dem J. Gsten Gericht

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Title
Konstanzer Weltchronik : Der Antichrist ; 15 Anzeichen vor dem J. Gsten Gericht
Additional title: Constance World Chronicle
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1460 (Approximate)
Place: Constance?, Germany
Table of Contents
pt. 1. Kostanzer Weltchronik (ff. 1-33) -- pt. 2. Antichrist (ff. 34-48) -- pt. 3. Fifteen Signs before the Last Judgment (ff. 48-52).
The author also notes that this ms. is possibly related to Munich Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Cgm 426.
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. MS. 100
Topics
German literature -- Middle High German, 1050-1500
Manuscripts, German -- New York (State) -- New York
Antichrist
Devil
Manuscripts -- Germany -- 15th century
Illumination of books and manuscripts
Judgment of God
Predestination
Devil
New York (State) -- New York
Genres
Illuminations
illuminated manuscripts
leather bindings (bookbindings)
Manuscripts
Drawings
Notes
Citation/reference: The Splendor of the Word. (ed.) J. G. Alexander, J. H. Marrow, L. F. Sandler (NYPL / Harvey Miller, 2005), n. 88.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Spencer Collection. Dictionary catalog and shelf list, vol. II, p. 904.
Content: Layout: Written in two columns, up to 49 lines per page, ruled in lead.
Content: Decoration: 168 pen and ink drawings (one of which is divided into 3 parts), colored, each within deep red frame. Red initials.
Content: This manuscript is paginated in the upper outside corner, to p. 52.
Preferred citation: NYPL. Spencer Collection MS. 100
Ownership: From the collection of Arnold Mettler Specker of St. Gall; Frederik Muller et Cie., Amsterdam, 1922, Cat. 72, n. 34;
Acquisition: Acquired for Spencer from L'Art Ancien, Basel, 1955.
Content: 170 pen and ink drawings each within deep red frame.
Content: Miniatures included many columns.
Content: Red initials, red daubs as placemarkers.
Citation/reference: Listed in Digital Scriptorium, University of California, Berkeley.
Physical Description
Extent: 52 leaves, bound : paper, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; 394 x 272 mm
Extent: 170 pen and ink drawings : colored
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
German, Middle High (ca.1050-1500)
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1345695999
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b22868948
Photo Order: 56923
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 01d72ca0-1526-013c-e3d4-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1460: Issued
  • 2023: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Konstanzer Weltchronik " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1460. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/784e6560-18e9-013c-64c6-0242ac110002

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Konstanzer Weltchronik " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 20, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/784e6560-18e9-013c-64c6-0242ac110002

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1460). Konstanzer Weltchronik Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/784e6560-18e9-013c-64c6-0242ac110002

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Konstanzer Weltchronik