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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 57

Summary Catalogue no.: 18638

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1–195 || fols. 196–207

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 57 – Part 1

Contents

1.
Virgil, Eclogues
Language(s): Latin
2.
Virgil, Georgics
Language(s): Latin
3.
Virgil, Aeneid (bks.i-xi)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initials. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 423)

History

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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 57 – Part 2

Contents

Virgil, Aeneid (bk. xii, lines 1–771)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initial. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 423)

History

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

Additional Information

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).

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.