Weissagungen über die Päpste

Title:
Weissagungen über die Päpste
Library:
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Language:
Latin
City:
CITTA DEL VATICANO (VATICAN CITY, Vatikanstadt)
Shelf Mark:
Vat. Ross. 374
Alternate Names:
Prophecies regarding the Popes -- Prophecies concerning the Popes -- Cod. Vat. Ross. 374 -- Vaticinia de summis pontificibus --
Origin:
Northern Italy (likely Venice)
Dimensions:
16 folios -- ca. 224 x 148 mm.
Date Description:
ca. 1410-1415
Content:
Thirty prophecies concerning the popes (the usual number of prophecies in the fifteenth-century Vaticinia; earlier versions contained fifteen prophecies, see p. 61 of commentary volume) --
Hand:
Humanist cursive
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
framed miniatures fill more than half of each page, mostly, but not always, representing a particular pope with relevant attributes, against a dark blue background -- gold is used --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Large BX 957 .W457 1985 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete full-size color reproductionn of the entire manuscript --
Series:
Codices e Vaticanis selecti quam simillime expressi iussu Ioannis Pauli PP II concilio et opera curatorum Bibliothecae Vaticanae
Publication Date:
1985
Place of Publication:
Zürich, Switzerland
Publisher:
Belser Verlag -- Reproduktion: Belser Studio, Vatikanstadt, unter Einsatz der Laserscanners DC 300 mit Chromaskop der Firma Hell-Siemens, Kiel; Lithographie: Graphisches Atelier Gerd Preiss, Gerlingen; Papier: Papierfabrik Scheufelen, Lenningen; Vergoldun
Printer:
Franz W. Wesel, Baden-Baden, Germany
Notes:
General introductory study by Robert Lerner (pp. 11-75) -- Study of the miniatures and transcription by Robert Moynihan (pp. 77-167)--
Type of Text:
moralizing, political, religious