A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 2

Summary Catalogue no.: 18894

Contents

Language(s): Latin

1.
New Testament
1. (fol. 3)

Gospels

2. (fol. 79)

Apocalypse

3. (fol. 88v)

Acts

4. (fol. 108v)

Catholic Epistles

5. (fol. 121v)

Epistles of Paul

6. (fol. 155)
Salomonis proverbiae
7. (fol. 157)
Ps.-Theotimus, Life and Passion of St Margaret

Followed (fol. 162v) by four prayers for her mass, written by the same hand.

8. (fol. 163)
Office of the Cross

Fragmentary.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 163 (162) + i fol.
Dimensions (leaf): 225 × 130 mm.

Layout

Passion in 32 lines, written space 155 × 85 mm.

History

Origin: 13th century ; Italy

Provenance and Acquisition

On the fly leaf (fol. 1) accounts of the year 1325 mentioning: Manfredus massarius vetus; Otholinus novus massarius; Orlanus sindicus fratalis; Martinus condam Michaelis veteris; ducatus Dacie imposite occasione palis ibi omnibus colectoribus deputatis; Martinus riconetus.

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727-1805

Giuseppe Canonici, -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817.

Record Sources

Description adapted (2018) from S. J. P. Van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford (typescript, 1957) Vol. 1: Mass Books, p. 206, and the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854).