Bonfini: Rerum Hungaricarum decades


Shelfmark: Cod. Lat. 434.
Country: Hungary
City: Budapest
Keeper location: National Széchényi Library
Author: Antonio Bonfini
Content: Rerum Hungaricarum Decades, fragmenta (Fragment 1: [ff. 1–2] I.IX; Fragment 2: [ff. 3–4] IV. V.) See more: Budapest, NSZL, Cod. Lat. 542.
Writing medium: parchment
Number of sheets: 4 fol.
Sheet size: 1. 255 × 190 ; 2. 262 × 170; 3. 230 × 241; 4. 240 × 172 mm
Place of writing: Buda, for the Royal Library
Date of writing: between 1496 and 1499
Scriptor: Johannes
Possessor, provenience: The fragments originate from a decorative copy made for the Royal Library of Buda. The first bifolio was donated to National Széchényi Library by A. Essenwein, Director of Germanisches Museum in Nuremberg in 1872, while the second bifolio was discovered in 1923 in the Franciscan Monastery of Szeged, and it was donated to the Hungarian national library by Ferdinánd Kaizer, Franciscan monastery chief in Szeged in 1924. See also: Budapest, OSZK, Cod. Lat. 542
Language of corvina: Latin
Hungarian translation(s) of work(s) included in the corvina: Magyar történelem tizedei / Antonio Bonfini ; ford. Kulcsár Péter; Budapest : Balassi, 1995 ([Budapest] : Zrínyi)