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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 56

Summary Catalogue no.: 18637

Contents

1.
Virgil , Eclogues
Language(s): Latin
2.
Virgil , Georgics
Language(s): Latin
3.
Virgil , Aeneid
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initials. Humanistic script by Silvester Palmieri of Pisa . (P&A ii. 219)

History

Origin: 15th century, middle (?) ; 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.