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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 180

Summary Catalogue no.: 18761


Suetonius , Vitae xii Caesarum
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine border and initials. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 272, pl. XXV)

fol. 1r

  • Type full border
  • Subject Interlace, floral designs, gold disks, a medallion with a coat of arms in the lower margin (vert a lion natural tongued gules and holding a sword argent with overall a bar gules).


Origin: 15th century, third quarter (c. 1450-1460) ; Italian, Florence

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.