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

MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 48

Summary Catalogue no.: 18941


(fol. 463)
Incipit: Cives celestis patrie regi regum concinnate, etc. Jaspis coloris viridis praefert nitorem fidei.
(fol. 464)
Nominum Hebraicorum interpretatio
(fol. 490)
Canones evangeliorum
(fols. 491–2)
Epistle and Gospel list, Use of Rome

Added by a contemporary hand. Temporale. Incipits and explicits.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii + 492 + ii fol.
Dimensions (leaf): 207 × 155 mm.


2 columns.

List in 2 columns almost over the whole width of the page.


Pächt and Alexander ii. 89 ('mutilated and partly unfinished'):

Good historiated initials.

Good other initials.


Origin: 13th century, end ; Italian, Bologna

Provenance and Acquisition

Franciscans at Bologna, 18th cent.: 'De conventu Boniensi Ordinis Minimorum', fol. 1.

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) (fols. 28–34); Pächt and Alexander (see Bibliography). 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).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.