Chronicle of Biblical history : manuscript, [between 1775 and 1799].

Manuscript, Book
Modern Greek (1453-)
1 roll : paper, ill. ; 13,734 x 555 mm.


Getty AAT genre
[between 1775 and 1799].
Summary note
Chronicle of Biblical history from the Creation to the Ascension of Christ, in the form of a long genealogical chart.
  • Ms. roll consisting of 19 sheets of glazed Western paper which have been glued together to form a continuous surface.
  • Decoration: contains over 500 individual portraits. The pictures and text are both contained within an ink border. The colors used for the washes are green, pale brown and yellow brown, red, blue, and black.
  • Origin: Written in Wallachia in the late 18th-century.
Language note
Source acquisition
Purchase; Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund; 2002.
Cite as
Princeton Greek MS. 16, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.
Place name(s)
Romania Wallachia.
Other standard number
  • C0879 (Princeton Greek MS. 16)
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