Bernardus Claravallensis: De consideratione


Shelfmark: Cod. Lat. 429.
Country: Hungary
City: Budapest
Keeper location: National Széchényi Library
Author: 1. Bernhardus Claraevallensis; 2. Pseudo-Bernhardus
Content: 1. De consideratione libri; 2. Meditationes piissimae de cognitione humanae conditionis
Writing medium: parchment
Number of sheets: 75 fol.
Sheet size: 240 × 161 mm
Place of writing: Hungary (Buda?, Esztergom?)
Date of writing: ca. 1470 ?
Scriptor: Hungarian scriptor from the vicinity of Iohannes Vitéz?
Illuminator: "first" heraldic painter
Place of illumination: Buda
Date of illumination: late 1480s
Crest: King Matthias' Hungarian and Bohemian royal coat-of-arms, "first" heraldic painter, Buda, late 1480s
Possessor, provenience: Johann Alexander Brassicanus (comp. possessor entry on the endleaf and the entry on f. 1r); 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: original gilded leather corvina binding; gauffered, gilded edge (probably in the late 1480s)
Language of corvina: Latin
Condition: Restored: NSZL, Mrs. László Ballagó, 1981-82
Hungarian translation(s) of work(s) included in the corvina: 1. De consideratione / Clairvaux-i Szent Bernát ; [ford. Szegedi János]; [Budapest] : Kairosz, 2005; 2. None