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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 213

Summary Catalogue no.: 18794

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1–99 || fols. 100–147


Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 213 – Part 1


Cicero, Disputationes Tusculanae
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper


Written by Jacobus Cardogna in Venice in 1460, fol. 97, in humanistic script. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 496)


Miniature (drawing of thistle).

Initial. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 496)


Origin: 1460 ; Italian, Venice

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 213 – Part 2


Liber de vita monastica
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper


Origin: 15th century ; Italian, Venice

Additional Information

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). Part 1: decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970).


    Printed descriptions:

    A. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries (1984), no. 186 (fols. 1-99)

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.