Regiomontanus: Canones LXIII


Shelfmark: Cod. Lat. 412.
Country: Hungary
City: Budapest
Keeper location: National Széchényi Library
Author: Johannes Regiomontanus
Content: Canones LXIII in tabulam primi mobilis
Writing medium: parchment
Number of sheets: 102 fol.
Sheet size: 285 × 203 mm
Place of writing: Main text: Hungary (Buda?, Esztergom?); Prolog addressed to King Matthias: Buda
Date of writing: Main text: ca. 1470; Prolog addressed to King Matthias: ca. 1480?
Scriptor: Probably a Hungarian scriptor who had worked in the vicinity of Iohannes Vitéz and Regiomontanus. He was the scriptor of another Regiomontanus manuscript (Venice, shelfmark) as well.
Illuminator: f. 1r: Francesco Rosselli; f. 3r Central European Gothic ornamentation
Place of illumination: f. 1r: Buda; f.3r Buda?
Date of illumination: f. 1r: ca. 1480; f. 3r: ca. 1480? Ca. 1470?
Crest: Composition of King Matthias' gold and silver coins; Francesco Rosselli, Buda, ca. 1480
Possessor, provenience: King Matthias Hunyadi; Imperial Court Library, Vienna; in line with the Venice Agreement (signed on November 27, 1932), it was returned to National Széchényi Library.
Binding: original, blind-tooled leather binding (Egidus group); ca. 1480
Language of corvina: Latin
Condition: Restored; NSZL, Ildikó Kozocsa, 1981-82
Hungarian translation(s) of work(s) included in the corvina: None