Priscianus Lydus: In Theophrastum interpretatio de sensu et de phantasia

The source of the data sheet is the detailed description of the manuscript: ZSUPÁN, Edina, “Beschreibung der Corvinen der Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel”, in ZSUPÁN, Edina, Hrsg., unter Mitarbeit von HEITZMANN, Christian, Corvina Augusta. Die Handschriften des Königs Matthias Corvinus in der Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel. Ex Bibliotheca Corviniana. Supplementum Corvinianum 3. (Budapest: Bibliotheca Nationalis Hungariae, 2004.), 27–121., 95–103.


Shelfmark: Cod. Guelf. 10. Aug. 4°
Country: Germany
City: Wolfenbüttel
Keeper location: Herzog August Bibliothek
Digitized corvina: at the keeper location
Author: Priscian of Lydia (?–after 532)
Content: In Theophrastum interpretatio de sensu et phantasia
Translator: Marsilio Ficino (1433–1499)
Writing medium: parchment
Number of sheets: I + 145 + II*
Sheet size: 232 × 153 mm
Place of writing: Florence
Date of writing: first half of 1489
Scriptor: Luca Fabiani
Place of illumination: Florence
Date of illumination: first half of 1489
Crest: twice the coat-of-arms of Matthias Corvinus (King of Hungary 1458–1490, King of Bohemia 1469–1490), with the Dalmatian coat-of-arms in the third field, the Bohemian lion in the fourth, and the Hunyadi raven in the inescutcheon; the Dalmatian coat-of-arms also appears separately; a medallion bears the emblem of the Order of the Dragon
Possessor, provenience: the manuscript was produced in Florence in the first half of 1489, at the expense and under the supervision of Filippo Valori, in the circle of Marsilio Ficino; the fate of the volume after the death of Matthias Corvinus is unknown; it was acquired between 1623 and 1627 by Augustus II, Duke of Brunswick (r. 1635-1666)
Binding: original silk binding (the reverse fully restored), gauffered-gilded edge
Language of corvina: Latin
Condition: restored (second half of the twentieth century, Herzog August Bibliothek)