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Diagram Of Continents And Countries, In A Collection Of Chronicles Of English History And Miscellaneous Tracts

Diagram Of Continents And Countries, In A Collection Of Chronicles Of English History And Miscellaneous Tracts

Medium: Ink and pigments on vellum

Date: 1325

Shelfmark: Royal MS 13 A.xviii

Item number: f.115r

Length: 25.9

Width: 16.6

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

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This volume consists of numerous texts of the 14th and 15th centuries; they encompass a wide variety of materials, in Latin and French, prose and verse. All but the last two items were bound together by the 15th century, when they were owned by the Carmelite Convent in London. On the right-hand half of this page are the names of the three continents ('Asie provincie', 'Affrice provincie', and 'Europe provincie'), linked by lines to the names of countries and towns, For Europe the list begins with Rome, and is followed by Calabria, Spain, Germany, Macedonia, etc.

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