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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 288

Summary Catalogue no.: 18869

Contents

1.
Aristotle , Metaphysics
Language(s): Latin
2.
Aristotle , Naturalia (Corpus recentius)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good borders, historiated and other initials. (P&A i. 576)

fol. 1r

  • Type full border
  • Subject Floral designs; birds (including green parrot and goldfinch); archer with fishtail, aiming bow at lion and rabbit.

History

Origin: 14th century, beginning ; French

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 (1966).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas/Mapping Manuscript Migrations 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.'