Suetonius: Vitae caesarum


Shelfmark: Cod. Lat. 13.
Country: Hungary
City: Budapest
Keeper location: University Library, Eötvös Loránd University
Author: Suetonius
Content: Vitae Caesarum
Writing medium: parchment
Number of sheets: 178 fol.
Sheet size: 278 × 182 mm
Place of writing: Florence
Date of writing: 1460–1470
Scriptor: Petrus Cenninius, unsigned
Place of illumination: Florence
Date of illumination: 1460–1470
Possessor, provenience: King Matthias Hunyadi; Ottoman sultans; it was returned to Hungary as a present of Abdul Hamid, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire in 1877.
Entries: 1487. 17 Augusti in dicionem Regis Mathie per longam || obsidionem […] venit uiihel imperialis civitas Austrie. - (f. IIr.) Iratus recole quod nobilis ira leonis // In sibi prostratos se negat esse feram (f. 181r)
Binding: 19th-century, paper board, red Turkish leather binding
Language of corvina: Latin
Condition: Restored (NSZL, Mária Czigler, 1984)