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MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 135

Summary Catalogue no.: 18716

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1-29 || B

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727-1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 135 - Part 1

Contents

Ps.-Aristotle , Secreta secretorum (Latin translation by Philip of Tripoli
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper

Decoration

Fine border, historiated initial. C. Huter attributes the author-portrait to the Novella Master , non-figurative decoration to Cristoforo Cortese . (P&A ii. 751, pl. LXXII)

fol. 1r

  • Type initial D
  • Subject Half-figure of Philippus Tripolitanus (?).

History

Origin: c. 1400-1405 ; Italian, Venice

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 135 - Part 2

Contents

Theological treatises.
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 16th century ; Italian

Additional Information

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 (1 image from 35mm slides)