Yates Thompson Apocalypse


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Yates Thompson Apocalypse

ALTERNATIVE TITLES – Apocalipsis Yates Thompson – Apokalypse Yates Thompson.
FEATURES – Codex on parchment, 265 x 180 mm, 80 pp.
ORIGIN – France: Paris.
CHRONOLOGY – 14th century: 1370-1390 ca.
FORMER OWNERS – Jean Philippe Eugène de Mérode (1674-1732); Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); John Fuller Russell (1813-1884); Bernard Alexander Christian Quaritch (1819-1899); Henry Yates Thompson (1838-1928).
GENRE – Christianity; Apocalyptic literature / Beatus of Liébana.
CONTENTS – Apocalypse of John with commentary in French.
LANGUAGE – French.
SCRIPT – Gothic.
DECORATION – 1 large historiated initial representing St. Paul; 69 large and small miniatures.
ARTIST – Artist of the Coronation Book of Charles V, made in Paris in 1365 (uncertain).
STYLE – Gothic.
EXTERNAL LINKS – British Library (digitized manuscript) – British Library (detailed record for Yates Thompson 10).

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Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document. The facsimile reproduces as close as possible the codicological characteristics of the original document. The binding might not correspond to that of the original document as it appears at the present moment.
PublisherAyN Ediciones (Madrid, 2008).
Producer – Piaf S.L.
Limited edition – 995 copies.
Commentary (English, Spanish) – Stirnemann, Patricia.

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