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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 297

Summary Catalogue no.: 18878


Livy , Fourth decade (omitting bk. xxxiii) (Companion MS to MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 296.)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine initials. Written in humanistic script by Giovanfrancesco Marzi of San Gimignano , fol. 185. Fol. 1 a later replacement. (P&A ii. 308)


Origin: c. 1476 ; Italian, Tuscany

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.