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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 289

Summary Catalogue no.: 18870

Contents

1.
Aristotle , Ethics (tr. Johannes Argyropulos )
Language(s): Latin
2.
Aristotle , Politics (tr. Leonardo Bruni )
Language(s): Latin
3.
Ps.-Aristotle , Economics (tr. Leonardo Bruni )
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine border, initials. Related to the style of Francesco d'Antonio del Cherico . Humanistic script attributable to Bartolomeo Fonzio . (P&A ii. 313, pl. XXVIII)

fol. 5r

  • Type border, upper, left and lower margins
  • Subject Interlaced stems, decorated with folliage and flowers, birds, deer. Two winged putti support a wreath with a coat of arms (parti per pale sable and gules with a crown or surmounted by a lily argent).

History

Origin: c. 1465-1475 ; 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.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)