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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 261

Summary Catalogue no.: 18842

Contents

Valerius Maximus , Memorabilia
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

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

History

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 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.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)