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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 261

Summary Catalogue no.: 18842


Valerius Maximus, Memorabilia
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper


Fine initials, unfinished. Written in humanistic script by Tadeus Solacius 'Johanne Mauro Praetore ac Francisco Dedo praefecto' at Brescia in 1479, fol. 140v. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 684, pl. LXVI)


Origin: 1479 ; Italian, Brescia

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 (1 image from 35mm slides)


    Printed descriptions:

    A. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries (1984), no. 195

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.