Boccaccio: De casibus virorum illustrium


Shelfmark: Cod. Lat. 425. (Budapest)
Country: Hungary
City: Budapest
Keeper location: National Széchényi Library
Digitized corvina: No digitized content is available.
Author: Giovanni Boccaccio
Content: De casibus illustrium virorum libri IX
Writing medium: parchment
Number of sheets: 97 fol.
Sheet size: 283 × 271 mm
Place of writing: Florence
Date of writing: Dated: September 12, 1422 (f. 95r)
Scriptor: Frater Baptista de civitate Narnie (f. 95r)
Place of illumination: Florence
Date of illumination: 1422
Possessor, provenience: Johann A. Brassicanus (comp. f. 6r margin note); Royal Court Library, Vienna; in line with the Venice Agreement (signed on November 27, 1932), it was returned to National Széchényi Library.
Binding: original gilded leather corvina binding; gauffered, gilded edge (probably in the late 1480s)
Language of corvina: Latin
Condition: NSZL Mrs. László Ballagó, Ildikó Csillag 1989-1990; previous repair in the early 20th century
Hungarian translation(s) of work(s) included in the corvina: Boccaccio művei / [ford. Füsi József, Jékely Zoltán] ; [szerk. Kardos Tibor, Rózsa Zoltán] ; [jegyz. Rózsa Zoltán]; Budapest : Európa, 1975 (Budapest : Kossuth Ny.) [nem biztos, hogy benne van]