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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 188

Summary Catalogue no.: 18769


Aristotle, Logica uetus
Language(s): Latin
Aristotle, Logica noua
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good historiated initials.

Good initials.

fol. 1r

  • Type initial C
  • Subject Hybrid half-figure with human body and animal head.

fol. 37r

  • Type initial P
  • Subject Half-figure of a bearded man, golden gown and red sleeves, golden cap.

Good diagram, fol. 2v. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 159)


Origin: 14th century, first half ; Italian, North

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).

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.