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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 182

Summary Catalogue no.: 18763

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good border, historiated initial. (P&A ii. 127)

fol. 1r

  • Type initial C
  • Subject Window of a prison cell, showing heads of Boethius and Philosophy.

History

Origin: 14th century, middle ; Italian, Venice (?)

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).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)