S. Cyprianus: Epistolae

Paris Bibliothèque nationale de France MSS Latin 1659 - fol. 1r.
Shelfmark Paris Bibliothèque nationale de France MSS Latin 1659
Author Cyprian, Saint, Bishop of Carthage
Copyist Joannes Rainaldus Mennius
Illuminator Homêre du Vatican Master (Gasparo Romano?)
Bartolomeo Sanvito (?)
Date of Origin around 1485
Material parchment
Extent 270 ff.
Dimensions 340 x 235 mm.
Illuminated yes
Language Latin
Previous Owners

Giovanni d'Aragona, Cardinal (1456-1485)

Ferdinand I of Aragon, King of Naples (1423-1494)

Alfonso II of Aragon, King of Naples (1448-1495)

Charles VIII, King of France (1470-1498)

Ferdinand II of Aragon, King of Naples (1452-1516)

Louis XII, King of France (1462-1515)

Frederick I of Aragon, King of Naples (1452-1504)

Georges I d'Amboise, Archbishop of Rouen(1460-1510)

Georges II d'Amboise, Archbishop of Rouen(1511-1550)

Charles I de Bourbon-Vendôme, Archbishop of Rouen (1550-1590)

Charles II de Bourbon-Vendôme, Archbishop of Rouen (1590-1594)

Bibliography

T. De Marinis, La Biblioteca napoletana dei re d’Aragona, Milan, II, 1947, p. 61 et 201-204 (inventaire C)

M.-P. Laffitte, "La librairie de Georges d'Amboise à Gaillon", Léonard de Vinci entre France et Italie "miroir profond et sombre", Caen, 1999, p. 261-273

G. Toscano, "La librairie du château de Gaillon. Les manuscrits enluminés d'origine italienne acquis par le cardinal Georges d'Amboise", Léonard de Vinci entre France et Italie "miroir profond et sombre", Caen, 1999, p. 275-290

Historical Collection Library of the Aragonese Kings of Naples
Record Author Marie-Pierre Laffitte
Date of Publication 01/07/2010
Funding

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