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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 219

Summary Catalogue no.: 18800

Contents

1.
Cicero , Orationes philippicae
Language(s): Latin
2.
Cicero , Orationes in Catilinam
Language(s): Latin
3.
Ps.-Sallust ; Ps.-Cicero, Inuectivae
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine historiated border, initials. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 562, pl. LII)

fol. 1r

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

History

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 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.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)