Douce 134 Oxford Codex


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ALTERNATIVE TITLES – Mirabile Visione – Livre de la Vigne Nostre Seigneur.
FEATURES – Codex on parchment, 240 x 170 mm, 337 pp.
ORIGIN – France.
CHRONOLOGY – 15th century: 1450-1470 ca.
FORMER OWNERS – Dominus Johannes Blathe (engraved on the binding); Gilbert Paignon Dijonval (18th century); Charles-Gilbert Morel de Vindé (1759-1842); Robert Triphook; Payne; Francis Douce (1832).
GENRE – Treatises / Secular booksApocalyptic literature / Beatus of LiébanaMythology / Prophecies.
CONTENTS – Livre de la Vigne nostre Seigneur: treatise on Antichrist, the Last Judgement, Heaven and Hell. With Biblical and Patristic Latin quotes (Saint Augustine of Hippo, Saint Gregory the Great, Saint Jerome of Stridon, Bede the Venerable, Saint Bernard of Clairvaux).
LANGUAGE – French; Latin.
DECORATION – 83 miniatures (of which 16 full-page).
ARTIST – Grande Chartreuse monastery scriptorium.
STYLE – Renaissance.
EXTERNAL LINKS – Digital BodleianMedieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries.

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Douce 134 Oxford Codex


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 corresponds to that of the original document as it appears at the present moment.
Publisher: Treccani (Rome, 2019).
Limited edition: 299 copies.
Commentary: Bray Massimo, Kauffmann Martin, Armogathe Jean-Robert, Santi Francesco, Falla Castelfranchi Marina, Franceschini Chiara.

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