Asconius Pedianus: Commentaria in Ciceronis orationes


Shelfmark: Cod. Lat. 427.
Country: Hungary
City: Budapest
Keeper location: National Széchényi Library
Author: Asconius Pedianus
Content: Commentarii in Ciceronis orationes
Writing medium: parchment
Number of sheets: 84 fol.
Sheet size: 260 × 180 mm
Place of writing: Florence
Date of writing: 1450–1470
Scriptor: a:II (comp. De la Mare 529)
Place of illumination: Florence
Date of illumination: 1450–1470
Crest: King Matthias' Hungarian and Bohemian royal coat-of-arms, "first" heraldic painter, Buda, late 1480s
Possessor, provenience: Johannes Cuspinianus (see possessor entry on the recto of the 2nd endleaf); Johannes Fabri, Bishop of Vienna (comp. bookplates); St. Nicolas College of the Nuinersity 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: original gilded leather corvina binding; gauffered, gilded edge (probably in the late 1480s)
Language of corvina: Latin
Condition: NSZL Mária Czigler, Éva Fodor 1981-1982
Hungarian translation(s) of work(s) included in the corvina: None