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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 294

Summary Catalogue no.: 18875


Plutarch , works (Latin tr.)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine initials. Related to the style of the Master of the Vitae Imperatorum . Humanistic script not written by Piercandido Decembrio , though one note (fol. 13v) is certainly in his hand. (P&A ii. 707, pl. LXIX)


Origin: 15th century, middle ; Italian, Lombardy

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 (2 images from 35mm slides)