11. Calendars & Almanacs

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MS in French and Swedish on paper, up to 40 lines in French cursive script, 8 lines with runes of the younger futhark; 12 lines in runic numbers of the younger futhark, 12 solar and lunar circles, 124 symbols of feastdays and months.

MS in Norwegian on birch wood, Norway, 1647, 1 2-sided clog with round handle, 5x113x3 cm, 4 long lines in runes, 44 feastday symbols, 2 narrow sides filled with ownership initials and years, handle WITH knotwork design.

MS in Swedish on birch wood, Linköping stift, Sweden, ca. 1590-1620, 1 septagonal clog with round handle and iron shoe at the end, runes from the younger futhark, 46 feastday symbols, including the 2 St. Olav axes, marked S.L.

MS in Swedish on brass, Sweden, 1540, 1 clog, 24x3x1 cm, single column, (23x3 cm), 2+2 lines in runes from the younger futhark of high quality, 95 feastday symbols.

MS in Norwegian and Latin on vellum, Uvdal, Norway, 1636, 15 lines in capitals, Norwegian Gothic cursive script and a variant of Roman numbers, 80 miniatures of saints or their symbols, 12 circular diagrams, 12 miniatures of the months; flattens out into a long strip.

MS in Swedish on ivory, Sweden, ca. 1500, 4-6 lines in Runes of the younger Futhark, some saints' names added later in French in capitals, 2 solar circles, 32 feast day symbols, 80 drawings of saints, use of Brughes.

MS in Latin on vellum, Southern Tyrol, Austria, 2nd half of 15th c., 107 ff. in a rounded Gothic book script of medium grade and quality, painted initials in red, blue or green throughout, some with flourishes or penwork.

MS in Latin on vellum, York or Ripon, Yorkshire, ca. 1425, 7-21 lines in a rotunda Gothic book script of medium quality, 136 drawings, 114 miniatures.

MS in Latin and Middle English on vellum, Arras or St. Omer, North France, mid 13th c. (text 1), England, 1356 (text 3) & 15th c. (texts 2, 4-8), in Gothic book script of medium grade and quality by 2 scribes.

MS in Neo-Assyrian on fine yellow-coloured clay, Nimrod, Assyria, 705-681 BC, 1 tablet, lower left-hand part,  7 and 2 columns, lines in a magnificent cuneiform script by the scribe, Nabû-zuqup-kena.

MS in Middle Babylonian on black stone, Babylonia, ca. 1100-800 BC, 1 tablet, 2 columns, 12 lines in cuneiform script, with a loop handle at the right side formed like a crouching lion, with the hole from mouth to anus.

MS in Neo Sumerian on clay, Lagash?, Babylonia, 2000-1600 BC, 1 tablet, 7,0x4,5x2,5 cm, single column, 9+4 lines in cuneiform script.