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Chronicon pictum, Marci De Kalt De gestis Hungarorum ab origine gentis ad a. 1330. Hungarian

Title:
Chronicon pictum, Marci De Kalt De gestis Hungarorum ab origine gentis ad a. 1330. Hungarian
Library:
Országos Széchényi Könyvtár
City:
BUDAPEST, Hungary
Shelf Mark:
Cod. 404
Alternate Names:
Képes krónika -- Chronicon pictum -- Chronicle of Hungary -- Vienna illuminated chronicle (because it was kept in Vienna for a long time - Chronica picta --)
Origin:
Hungary
Dimensions:
74 folios -- 300 x 210 mm.
Date Description:
before 1360
Language:
Latin
Author:
Marcus de Kalt (Mark of Kalt)
Content:
Chronicle of Hungary up to 1358 --
Hand:
Gothic bookhand --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
147 miniatures -- court life in Hungary -- battle scenes -- inhabited initials -- decorated borders -- small framed scenes, presumably depicting events recounted in the chronicle -- Note that the images involving Attila the Hun have been deliberately damaged -- gold is used --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection DB 924 .K358155 1964 v.1 & v.2
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Full-size color photographic reproduction on paper of the entire manuscript -- each reproduced page is surrounded by a thin margin --
Publication Date:
1964
Place of Publication:
Budapest (Hungary)
Publisher:
Helicon Hungaricus
Notes:
The commentary volume in Hungarian contain a Latin transcription and a Hungarian translation of the text (pp. 67-181) --
Bibliography:
A digitized copy can be seen at http://konyv-e.hu/pdf/Chronica_Picta.pdf -- see also http://www.kepeskronika.net/en.htm
Type of Text:
chronicle
Type of Text:
historical
Type of Text:
knights
Type of Text:
secular