Quintilianus: Institutionum oratoriarum libri XII


Shelfmark: Cod. Lat. 414.
Country: Hungary
City: Budapest
Keeper location: National Széchényi Library
Author: Quintilianus
Content: Institutionum oratoriarum libri XII
Writing medium: parchment
Number of sheets: 282 fol.
Sheet size: 280 × 200 mm
Place of writing: Rome
Date of writing: 1460–1470 ?
Illuminator: Gioaccino de'Gigantibus' vicinity
Place of illumination: Rome
Date of illumination: 1460–1470 ?
Crest: The onetime coat-of-arms has been obliterated, in its place stands the author's name in J. A. Brassicanus' handwriting
Possessor, provenience: King Matthias Hunyadi; Johannes Alexander Brassicanus (f. 2r, October 6, 1526 + entries); Johannes Fabri, Bishop of Vienna (comp. bookplates); St. Nicolas College of the University of Vienna (1540); University of Vienna; Imperial Court Library, Vienna (1756); in line with the Venice Agreement (signed on November 27, 1932), it was returned to National Széchényi Library.
Entries: J. A. Brassicanus; Johannes Fabri ? (comp. the manuscript entry of the printed bookplate)
Binding: original gilded leather corvina binding; gauffered, gilded edge (probably in the late 1480s)
Language of corvina: Latin
Condition: Restored: NSZL Mária Czigler 1989-1990
Hungarian translation(s) of work(s) included in the corvina: Szónoklattan / Marcus Fabius Quintilianus ; [ford. és a jegyzeteket összeáll. Adamik Tamás et al.]; Pozsony : Kalligram, 2008