Corvinus Tacitus

Creator:
Tacitus, Cornelius
Published/Created:
Italy
ca. 1475
Physical Description:
1 vol.
color illustrations
261 x 192 (180 x 113) mm.
Notes:
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.
Variant Titles:
Codex Budensis Rhenani
Topics:
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Latin prose literature
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Rome--History--Caligula, 37-41
Rome--History--Civil War, 68-69
Rome--History--Claudius, 41-54
Rome--History--Flavians, 69-96
Topics:
Matthias I, King of Hungary, 1443-1490
Rhenanus, Beatus, 1485-1547
Language:
Greek, Modern (1453-)
Italian
Latin
Genre:
Annotations
Decorated initials
Hand coloring
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 145
Orbis Record:
9798870
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1061432
Citation:
The Corvinus Tacitus. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 145.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2014790
PID:
digcoll:3387212

Number of Pages: 396
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