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MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 60

Summary Catalogue no.: 18641


Language(s): Latin

Virgil, Eclogues

Marginal and interlinear glosses.

Colophon: (fol. 22) Buccolica haec est nobilis viri d(omini) Johannis tyretha tar(uisiensis) quam Florauantus Antonius et Alexander filij posidebunt. scripta per me Johannem de paruolis presbyterum Anno ... Mcccclxvij die xviij mensis octobris Indictione xvª
(fol. 22v)

SK 10279 ('Nocte pluit tota'); SK 7221 ('Hoc ego versiculos', with the three variants of the second line).

Martial, Ep. 9. 97

SK 14406

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 22 + i fols.
Dimensions (leaf): 260 × 175 mm.


1 col., 20 lines, written space 150 × 105 mm.


Written in humanistic script by Johannes de Parvolis, priest


Historiated initial: fol. 1r, initial T, the shepherds Tityrus and Meliboeus.

Coloured initials.



Origin: 1467 ; Italian, Treviso (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Written by Johannes de Parvolis, priest, for Johannes Tyretha of Treviso, for the use of his sons Floravantus, Antonius and Alexander (colophon, fol. 22)

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

Record Sources

Description adapted (Nov. 2019) from the following sources, with additional description of iconography by Elizabeth Solopova, c. 2000:
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435–1600 in Oxford Libraries (Oxford, 1984), no. 158 [physical description, origin, date]
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, II (1970), no. 841 [decoration, script]
(H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854) [contents]

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2019-11-20: Revised to include all information in Watson, Pächt and Alexander, and Quarto catalogue.