Basilius Magnus

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Shelfmark: Cod. Lat. 426.
Country: Hungary
City: Budapest
Keeper location: National Széchényi Library
Author: Saint Basil the Great (Basilius Magnus)
Content: Homiliae in hexaemeron
Translator: Eustachius diaconus
Writing medium: parchment
Number of sheets: 44 fol.
Sheet size: 243 × 164 mm
Place of writing: probably Hungary
Date of writing: Mid-15th century
Scriptor: Central European (probably Hungarian) scriptor. From the vicinity of Iohannes Vitéz?
Illuminator: "first" heraldic painter
Place of illumination: Buda
Date of illumination: late 1480s
Crest: The crest is unfilled; floral ornaments around it
Possessor, provenience: Johannes Cuspinianus (see possessor entry on f. Ir); 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.
Binding: nubuck leather
Language of corvina: Latin
Hungarian translation(s) of work(s) included in the corvina: Nagy Szent Baszileiosz művei / [ford. és a jegyzeteket írta Vanyó László]. Budapest : Szt. István Társ., 2001 ([Győr] : Széchenyi Ny.)[nem biztos, hogy benne van]