Bonfini: Symposion

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Shelfmark: Cod. Lat. 421.
Country: Hungary
City: Budapest
Keeper location: National Széchényi Library
Author: Antonio Bonfini
Content: Symposion de virginitate et pudicitia coniugali
Writing medium: parchment
Number of sheets: 173 fol.
Sheet size: 288 × 190 mm
Date of writing: 1485
Scriptor: Rubrication and red margin notes presumably by Bonfini
Place of illumination: Recanati? Buda?
Date of illumination: 1485?
Crest: Coat-of-arms of Queen Beatrix (f. 1r)
Possessor, provenience: Queen Beatrix; Johannes Sambucus (comp. entries f. 1r-v); Imperial Court Library, Vienna; in line with the Venice Agreement (signed on November 27, 1932), it was returned to National Széchényi Library.
Entries: The red margin notes had probably been made by Bonfini.
Binding: secondary binding (van Sweeten, Vienna, 1753): parchment coated paper
Language of corvina: Latin
Hungarian translation(s) of work(s) included in the corvina: Beszélgetés a szüzességről és a házasélet tisztaságáról / Antonio Bonfini ; [ford., a bev. tanulmányt és a jegyzeteket írta Muraközy Gyula] / [... az illusztrációkat Meszlényi Attila készítette]; [Bp.] : Szépirod. Kvk., 1985 (Gyomaendrőd : Kner)