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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 285

Summary Catalogue no.: 18866

Contents

Quintilian , De institutione oratoria (Abbreviation by Francesco Patrizi of Siena, afterwards Bishop of Caietano.)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Initials. Humanistic script. The work was written probably between c. 1458 and 1466. (P&A ii. 318)

History

Origin: 15th century, second half ; Italian, Florence (?)

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.