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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 239

Summary Catalogue no.: 18820

Contents

1.
Cicero , De officiis
Language(s): Latin
2.
Cicero , De amicitia
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper

Decoration

Good border, historiated initial. The script is German to fol. 54r and Italian from fol. 54v to the end. (P&A i. 174)

History

Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; German, Austrian and Italian (?)

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 (1966).