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

MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 84

Summary Catalogue no.: 18977

Contents

Bible
Epistle and Gospel list

Written after the book of Job (fols. 176-7) and at the end of the apocalypse (fol. 382v). Incipits and explicits.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 406 + i fol.
Dimensions (leaf): 198 × 145 mm.
Dimensions (written): 135 × 92 mm.

Layout

2 col. of 51-4 lines

Binding

Wooden boards with brown stamped leather bearing the date 1545 and busts of Luther, Melanchthon and Erasmus; remains of 2 clasps.

History

Origin: Italy; 14th century

Provenance and Acquisition

In 1721 in the possession of 'Joan. Fyer'.

'Deinde a comite Witzai, Hungaro, don. miss. Venetias amico abbati Canonici, an. 1802'.

Guiseppe Canonici.

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); . 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).