WORLD CHRONICLE, WITH THE HISTORY OF RUSSIA, AND GENEALOGY OF THE RUSSIAN TSARS

MS 1998
MS Short Title WORLD CHRONICLE, WITH THE HISTORY OF RUSSIA, AND GENEALOGY OF THE RUSSIAN TSARS
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  1. GENEALOGY FROM ADAM AND EVE TO THE PATRIARCH JOSEPH
  2. HEBREW AND BABYLONIAN GENEALOGIES FROM JOSEPH TO THE EXODUS
  3. THE KINGS OF ISRAEL AND JUDAH AND THEIR CONTEMPORARIES
  4. THE PROPHETS
  5. THE 5 CITIES OF BABYLON, JERUSALEM, TROY, ROMA, AND CONSTANTINOPLE
  6. GENEALOGY OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT
  7. FOUNDATION OF ROMA AND THE CEASARS
  8. GENEALOGY OF THE EMPERORS OF ROMA AND CONSTANTINOPLE
  9. GENEALOGY OF THE THEOTOKOS
  10. CHURCH FATHERS AND HERESIARCH
  11. FOUNDATION OF RUSSIA; ITS PEOPLES, CITIES AND PRINCES, AND TSARS
  12. GENEALOGY OF THE GREAT TSARS OF RUSSIA UP TO 1740
  13. CHRONOLOGY OF RECENT TIMES UP TO 1752, MENTIONING THE EMPRESS ELIZABETH PETROVICH AND DIMITRY METROPOLITAN OF ROSTOV
  14. CAPITAL CITIES OF THE MAJOR STATES OF THE WORLD
Description MS in Russian on paper, Russia, 1752-1770, 40 ff. (complete), 37x24 cm, single column (ca. 32x18 cm), up to 60 lines in a small neat Cyrillic semi-uncial by Ierei Ioann Iakovlev who also made the illustrations, with circles, trees, frames, and ca. 75 diagrams and tables, in pastel washes, decorated with flowers and birds, a full-page frontispiece of floral elements, and a full-page miniature of the Temptation of Adam and Eve.
Binding Russia, ca. 1760, plain brown leather over wooden boards, sewn on 6 cords.
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Provenance 1. Ierei Ioann Iakovlev (ca. 1752-1770); 2. Petra Aleksandrova (1770); 3. Aronov Collection, New York (-1995); 4. Sam Fogg, London.
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Place of origin Russia
Dates 1752 - 1770 AD

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