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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 172

Summary Catalogue no.: 18753

Contents

Plutarch , Lives (in various translations, with commentary)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initials. Humanistic script, identifiable as the hand of Ubertinus de Parma . (P&A ii. 704)

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; Italian, Lombardy

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727-1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

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.