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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 225

Summary Catalogue no.: 18806

Contents

Cicero, Epistolae ad familiares
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Hand(s)

Written in humanistic script in 1462 by Antonius F(arina), notary and citizen of Ferrara, fol. 154v. (P&A ii. 392)

Decoration

Good initials.

Good border with arms, in a different style, perhaps added. (P&A ii. 392)

History

Origin: 1462 ; Italian, Ferrara

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 (2 images 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.