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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 229

Summary Catalogue no.: 18810

Contents

Cicero , De officiis
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine initial. Written in humanistic script by Antonius Farina, notary of Ferrara, fol. 60. (P&A ii. 391, pl. XXXVIII)

History

Origin: 1461 ; Italian, Ferrara

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.