Ms. Codex 146 - Repartimientto de las tierras de Écija quando segano delos moros
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Repartimientto de las tierras de Écija quando segano delos moros [manuscript].
[Écija (Andalusia) between 1275 and 1299]
19 leaves : paper ; 297 x 214 mm. bound to 300 x 226 mm.
Two lists containing the names of persons who received land by order of the king in the neighborhood of Écija in Andalusia which was taken from the Moors in 1240. Among them are men and women of the royal court, e.g. ladies in waiting of the queen (f. 1v). The first list (f. 1-11) lists property holders divided by villages. The second list was made by order of King Alfonso X and his queen, Violante (f. 14-17). Before it is inserted a document (f. 12) dated "era de mill ccc xx vii," the old Spanish date corresponding to the year 1289. This states that this copy was made from a charter of Alfonso X given at Seville, 2 May, 1282. Folio 13 is blank. (According to Zacour-Hirsch, this list is apparently a version of that of 1263.).
Title from f. [i]r (before f. 1), in the hand of a registrar of the 17th century.
Description taken from Zacour-Hirsch Catalogue and from unidentified dealer's description on file in Library.
Foliation: Paper, i + 17 + i; 1-17; contemporary roman numerals, upper right recto. The first and last leaf are endleaves added when the manuscript was bound in the 17th century.
Script: Written in a cursive document script by two different hands.
Decoration: Partly rubricated in red and blue; 10-line initial P with penwork in brown ink (f. 14r)
Binding: Limp vellum, 17th century.
Origin: Written in Écija (Andalusia) in the late 13th century.
Soft, thick rag paper, very fragile; edges of paper frayed, worn and split; the leaves have been folded vertically and there is a hole through most of them in the center, causing some insignificant loss of text.
UPenn Ms. Codex 146
Rare Book & Manuscript Library University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 146