Isocrates: Oratio


Shelfmark: Cod. Lat. 430.
Country: Hungary
City: Budapest
Keeper location: National Széchényi Library
Author: Isocrates
Content: Orationes
Translator: Lapus Castelliunculus; Iohannes Petrus Lucanus
Writing medium: parchment
Number of sheets: 40 fol.
Sheet size: 222 × 144 mm
Place of writing: Hungary (Buda? Esztergom?)
Date of writing: ca. 1470
Scriptor: Probably a Hungarian scriptor who had worked in the vicinity of Iohannes Vitéz and Regiomontanus (from the same scriptor: Vienna, ÖNB, Cod. 44. ff. 135v–136r; Vienna, ÖNB, Cod. 205.
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: Johannes Fabri, Bishop of Vienna (comp. manuscript entries); St. Nicolas College of the University of Vienna (1540); University of Vienna; Imperial Court Library (1756); in line with the Venice Agreement (signed on November 27, 1932), it was returned to National Széchényi Library.
Binding: secondary binding (van Sweeten, Vienna, 1753): parchment coated paper
Language of corvina: Latin
Hungarian translation(s) of work(s) included in the corvina: Iszokratész attikai rétor művei / görög eredetiből ford. Rokay Zoltán; Óbecse : Lux Color Print. : Szulik Alapítvány, 2011-2015