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- Corvinus Tacitus
- Alternative Title
- Codex Budensis Rhenani
- Tacitus, Cornelius
- Published / Created
- ca. 1475
- Publication Place
Manuscript on parchment (thin, good quality) of 1) Tacitus, Annales XI-XVI. 2) Tacitus, Historiae I-V.
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.
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.
261 x 192 (180 x 113) mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
Greek, Modern (1453-)
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 145
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Geographic)
Rome--History--Civil War, 68-69
- Subject (Name)
Matthias I, King of Hungary, 1443-1490
Rhenanus, Beatus, 1485-1547
- Subject (Topic)
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Latin prose literature
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
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Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 145.
The Corvinus Tacitus. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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