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Manuscript Monday: LJS 266 – La generacion de Adam

Dot Porter, Curator, Digital Research Services at the University of Pennsylvania Library, offers a video orientation to Penn Library’s LJS 266, La generacion de Adam. This manuscript was written in France between 1425 and 1450, in Middle French, and it is a Collection of genealogical and chronicle material, including Biblical genealogy from Adam to Jesus and the apostles.

You can see the full online facsimile of this work in Penn in Hand and you can download all of the images and metadata from OPenn.  You can also download a copy of this video from ScholarlyCommons, the University of Pennsylvania’s open access institutional repository.