Cyprianus: Opera


Shelfmark: Cod. Lat. 529.
Country: Hungary
City: Budapest
Keeper location: National Széchényi Library
Author: Cyprianus
Content: Opera
Writing medium: parchment
Place of writing: Florence
Date of writing: 1460–1470
Scriptor: Dominicus Christophorus Brasichillensis (comp. De la Mare 491: 14:2)
Place of illumination: Florence
Date of illumination: 1460–1470
Crest: King Matthias' Hungarian and Bohemian royal coat-of-arms, "second" heraldic painter, Buda, late 1480s
Possessor, provenience: King Matthias Hunyadi; library of French magnate Chrétien-Guillaume de Lamoignon de Malesherbes (18th century); Sir Thomas Phillips' collection, which was auctioned by the heirs in the second half of the 19th century. The Hungarian state purchased it for NSZL in 1964 at a Sotheby's auction in London.
Binding: modern leather binding on paper board (Sir Thomas Phillips?); original, Buda-type, painted, gilded edge – suggesting that originally the codex had a silk or velvet binding
Language of corvina: Latin
Hungarian translation(s) of work(s) included in the corvina: Szent Cyprianus levelezése / [ford., a bevezetőt és a jegyzeteket írta Szabó Ádám], Budapest : Jel, 2014 Szent Cyprianus művei / [ford., a bevezetést és a jegyzeteket írta Vanyó László], Budapest : Szt. István Társ., 1999 ([Győr] : Széchenyi)