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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 102

Summary Catalogue no.: 18683


Terence, Comedies
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Humanistic script. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 413)


Good initials.

Marginal drawings added, 15th century end (?). (Pächt and Alexander ii. 413)

fol. 60r

  • Type drawing, right margin
  • Subject Half-figure of a man in red robe and cap pointing to the text (added, 15th century, end (?)).

fol. ?

  • Type drawing, left margin
  • Subject Half-figure of a man in blue robe pointing to the text; nude prostrate figure (added, 15th century, end (?))


Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Ferrara (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970).

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.