Curtius Rufus: De gestis Alexandri Magni

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Shelfmark: Cod. Lat. 160.
Country: Hungary
City: Budapest
Keeper location: National Széchényi Library
Author: Curtius Rufus
Content: De gestis Alexandri Magni
Writing medium: parchment
Number of sheets: 176 fol.
Sheet size: 274 × 187 mm
Place of writing: Florence
Date of writing: „1467. VII. idus aprilis” (f. 175v)
Scriptor: Signed: Petrus Cenninius (Pietro Cennini), (f. 175v)
Place of illumination: Florence
Date of illumination: 1467
Crest: King Matthias' Hungarian and Bohemian royal coat-of-arms; "first" heraldic painter, Buda, late 1480s
Possessor, provenience: King Matthias Hunyadi, Miklós Jankovich
Binding: original gilded leather corvina binding; gauffered, gilded edge (probably in the late 1480s)
Language of corvina: Latin
Condition: Restored (NSZL, Ildikó Csillag, 1988)
Hungarian translation(s) of work(s) included in the corvina: A makedón Nagy Sándor története / Q. Rufus Curtius ; [ford., jegyz. Kárpáty Csilla] ; [utószó Maróti Egon]; Budapest, Európa, 1967