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

MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 56

Summary Catalogue no.: 18949

Contents

Bible (without Psalms)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine historiated borders, historiated and other initials. Written by Lanfrancus de Pancis de Cremona, fol. 469r. (P&A ii. 78, pl. VII)

History

Origin: 1265 ; Italian, Bologna

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727-1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854) and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (114 images from 35mm slides)