Ransanus: Epitome rerum Hungaricarum

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Shelfmark: Cod. Lat. 249.
Country: Hungary
City: Budapest
Keeper location: National Széchényi Library
Author: Petrus Ransanus (Pietro Ranzano)
Content: Epitome rerum Hungaricarum
Writing medium: parchment
Number of sheets: 169 fol.
Sheet size: 247 × 163 mm
Place of writing: Buda
Date of writing: 1489/90
Illuminator: "first" heraldic painter, "second" heraldic painter
Place of illumination: Buda
Date of illumination: 1489/90
Crest: f. 1r: Cardinal's coat-of-arms of Tamás Bakócz; f. 17r: Hungarian and Bohemian royal coat-of-arms of King Ulászló II; "second" heraldic painter, Buda, 1490 - Cardinal's coat-of-arms of Tamás Bakócz
Possessor, provenience: Petrus Ransanus, Johannes de A., Tamás Bakócz, Péter Révay; Palatine György Thurzó (1611, comp. f. 1r); library of the Illésházy family in Dubnic; Miklós Jankovich
Binding: 16th-century binding, presumably from Pozsony (today's Bratislava) (Marianne Rozsondai)
Language of corvina: latin
Hungarian translation(s) of work(s) included in the corvina: A magyarok történetének rövid foglalata / Petrus Ransanus ; [ford., az utószót és a jegyzeteket írta Blazovich László és Sz. Galántai Erzsébet] ; [a Corvinus János c. részt ford. ... Kulcsár Péter]; Budapest : Osiris, 1999 ([Budapest] : Osiris Kft. ; Szeged : Szegedi Kossuth Ny.)