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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 219

Summary Catalogue no.: 18800


Cicero, Orationes philippicae
Language(s): Latin
Cicero, Orationes in Catilinam
Language(s): Latin
Ps.-Sallust; Ps.-Cicero, Inuectivae
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Humanistic script. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 562)


Fine historiated border.

fol. 1r

  • Type full border
  • Subject Interlaced stems, putto, birds, two fish-tailed figures supporting a laurel wreath with erased coat of arms.

Fine initials. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 562, pl. LII)


Origin: c. 1480 ; 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 (1 image from 35mm slides)

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.