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MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 46

Summary Catalogue no.: 18939



Four gospels with canon tables and introductions. Preceded by:

Capitulare evangeliorum

Combined temporale and sanctorale from Christmas Eve to the feast of Sts. Philip and James (fol. 1). Principal feasts and Sundays only. Incipits and explicits.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Dimensions (leaf): 130 × 155 mm.

Accompanying Material

See Provenance.


Origin: Italy, Bergamo (?) ; ; 12th century

Provenance and Acquisition

On fol.159 the erased note: Iste liber est meus …

The fly leaf at the end (fol. 160) is a fragment of a 15th cent. deed, drawn up for Alexander Venditor and Vassanus emptor, mentioning the diocese of Bergamo.

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805

Giuseppe Canonici, -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817.

Record Sources

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


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 5: Fragments - Mass Books (typescript, 1957), p. 26

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.