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Corvinus Tacitus

Corvinus Tacitus

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Codex Budensis Rhenani
Creator: Tacitus, Cornelius
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Date: ca. 1475
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Binding: s. xv [15th century].
Folios 1r-82v contain books 11-16 of the Annals of Tacitus, from his account of the reign of Nero.
Folios 83r-191r contain books 1-5 of the Histories of Tacitus, all that survives of that work.
Abstract:
Written for King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary (1458-90; arms on binding and f. 1r), ca. 1475, perhaps by Italians at his palace of Buda.
Manuscript on parchment (thin, good quality) of 1) Tacitus, Annales XI-XVI. 2) Tacitus, Historiae I-V.
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1 vol.
color illustrations
261 x 192 (180 x 113) mm.
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Object ID: 2014790
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