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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 305

Summary Catalogue no.: 18886


Columella , De re rustica
Language(s): Latin
Cato , De re rustica
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine border, initials. Attributed by J. Ruysschaert to Giuliano Amedei (who worked for Pope Paul II ). Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 352, pl. XXXIII)


Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Rome

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 (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (4 images from 35mm slides)