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MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 254

Summary Catalogue no.: 18835


Cicero, Orationes in C. Verrem
Language(s): Latin
Cicero, Orationes in Catilinam
Language(s): Latin
Cicero, Orationes philippicae
Language(s): Latin
Ps.-Sallust; Ps.-Cicero, Inuectiuae
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Written in humanistic script by Jacobus Naplave at Sebenico in 1458, fol. 77, and 1460, fol. 137v. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 832)


Good border.

Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 832)


Origin: 1458–1460 ; Dalmatian, Šibenik (Sebenico)

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).


    Printed descriptions:

    A. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries (1984), no. 193

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.