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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 108

Summary Catalogue no.: 18689


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Written by Antonellus dictus Capadocia , fol. 46v. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 847)


Fine initial. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 847)

fol. 1r

  • Type initial S
  • Subject Red initial on blue and gold background, decorated with floral designs and gold disks.

fol. 30v

  • Type drawing, lower margin
  • Subject Catchword decorated with profile face.


Origin: 1470 ; Italian, North (?)

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).


    Printed descriptions:

    A. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries (1984), no. 166

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.