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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 279

Summary Catalogue no.: 18860

Contents

1.
Nonius Marcellus , De compendiosa doctrina ('extract form')
Language(s): Latin
2.
Astronomical excerpts from Macrobius and Pliny.
Language(s): Latin
3.
Grammatical treatises
Language(s): Latin
4.
Seneca , Epistulae ad Lucilium,

1-88 (fragmentary)

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good diagrams. (P&A i. 425)

History

Origin: 9th century, late, or 10th century ; French, Auxerre (?)

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.