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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 22

Summary Catalogue no.: 18603

Diktyon no.: 74577

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1–43 || fols. 44–57


Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 22 – Part 1


Ovid, Ars amatoria
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Humanistic script. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 822)


Good border.

Good initials (very much rubbed). (Pächt and Alexander ii. 822)


Origin: 15th century, middle ; Italian, North-east

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 22 – Part 2


Religious and other poems.
Language(s): Latin and Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper


Origin: 16th century ; Italian

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).

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.