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MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 13

Summary Catalogue no.: 18594


Ovid, Amores
Colophon: (fol. 49) ... explicit liber transcriptus per me ludouicum calcinam anno domini 1466 octauo kalendas nouembris
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: ii + 49 fols.
Dimensions (leaf): 238 × 168 mm.


1 col., 26 lines, written space 150–5 × c. 80–100 mm.


Written by Ludovico Calcina, fol. 49.


Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander ii.504)

Illuminated interlace initial.

Coat of arms.

Coloured initials.



Origin: 1466 ; Italian, Venice

Provenance and Acquisition

Arms of Loredan of Venice, fol. 1.

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

Record Sources

Description adapted (Oct. 2019) from A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435–1600 in Oxford Libraries (Oxford, 1984), no. 153. 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).


Last Substantive Revision

2019-10-07: Revised to include all information in Watson, Pächt and Alexander, and Quarto catalogue.