Cicero: Orationes VII ad Verrem


Shelfmark: Cod. Lat. 2.
Country: Hungary
City: Budapest
Keeper location: University Library, Eötvös Loránd University
Author: Cicero
Content: Orationes in Verrem VII
Writing medium: parchment
Number of sheets: 166 fol.
Sheet size: 325 x 230 mm
Place of writing: Florence
Date of writing: 1460–1470
Scriptor: F. H.
Place of illumination: Florence
Date of illumination: 1460–1470
Crest: King Matthias' Hungarian and Bohemian royal coat-of-arms; "second" heraldic painter, Buda, late 1480s
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.
Binding: 19th-century, paper board, red Turkish leather binding. Originally bound in velvet, the title on its Buda-style fore-edge reads: ORACIONES IN VERREM
Language of corvina: Latin
Condition: Restored (NSZL, Ágnes Kálmán-Horváth, 1989)