The Jena Codex

Title:
The Jena Codex
Library:
Narodni Muzeum
Language:
Latin, Old-Czech
City:
PRAHA (=PRAG, Prague), Czech Republic.
Shelf Mark:
IV B 24
Alternate Names:
Jensk√Ĺ kodex. --
Origin:
Prague (Czech Republic)
Dimensions:
120 folios (9 parchment, the others paper) -- 313 x 213 mm. --
Date Description:
ca. 1500
Content:
Collection of materials relating to the Hussites and in particular to John Huss (executed in July 1415) -- compiled by Bohuslav of Cechtice, as his own memorial (see p. 77 of commentary vol., which also gives a short list of contents)
Hand:
variations of bastarda -- (separate texts, including an incunabulum on fols. 39-54)
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
Numerous full-page framed scenes, many including text and/or dialogue -- smaller framed images in other sections -- foliate marginal decorations in some sections -- unusual layout on fols. 80-85 -- empty pages --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection ND 3399 .J4 J46 2009 5 Day Loan
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Publication Date:
2009
Place of Publication:
Prague (Czech Republic)
Publisher:
Gallery
Type of Text:
bilingual, chronicle, exegetical, hagiographical, historical, incunabulum, prose, religious, theological, vernacular