Military Codex of Christopher Columbus

ALTERNATIVE TITLES
Libro d’Ore e Codicillo Militare di Cristoforo Colombo; Book of Hours and Military Codex of Christopher Columbus; Livre d’Heures et Codex Militaire de Christophe Colomb; Stundenbuch und der Militär-Codex von Christopher Columbus.
CURRENT LOCATION
Italy, Rome, Biblioteca dell’Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei e Corsiniana, 55.K.28 (cors. 1219).
FACSIMILE EDITION
Cristoforo Colombo – Libro d’Ore, Codicillo Militare: Treccani (Roma, 2007). Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document: the facsimile reproduces as close as possible the codicological characteristics of the original document; the binding might not correspond to that of the original document as it appears at the present moment. Limited edition: 750 copies. Commentary: Italian. Slipcase.
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Military Codex of Christopher Columbus

ALTERNATIVE TITLES
Libro d’Ore e Codicillo Militare di Cristoforo Colombo; Book of Hours and Military Codex of Christopher Columbus; Livre d’Heures et Codex Militaire de Christophe Colomb; Stundenbuch und der Militär-Codex von Christopher Columbus.
CURRENT LOCATION
Italy, Rome, Biblioteca dell’Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei e Corsiniana, 55.K.28 (cors. 1219).
FACSIMILE EDITION
Cristoforo Colombo – Libro d’Ore, Codicillo Militare: Treccani (Roma, 2007). Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document: the facsimile reproduces as close as possible the codicological characteristics of the original document; the binding might not correspond to that of the original document as it appears at the present moment. Limited edition: 750 copies. Commentary: Italian. Slipcase.
Copyright photos: Illuminated Facsimiles

Category:
FEATURES – Codex on parchment, 130 x 90 mm, 250 pp.
ORIGIN – Spain.
CHRONOLOGY – Early 16th century.
PATRONAGE AND OWNERS – According to tradition, Pope Alexander VI (born Rodrigo de Borja) gifted the codex to Christopher Columbus.
GENRE – Christianity; Private devotional books; Chronicles / History / Laws.
LANGUAGE – Latin.
STYLE – Renaissance.


d’Heures, d’Heures


d’ore, d’ore

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