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MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 60

Summary Catalogue no.: 18641


Virgil, Eclogues (with glosses)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine historiated initial. Written in humanistic script by Johannes de Parvolis, priest , for Johannes Tyretha of Treviso for the use of his sons Floravantus , Antonius and Alexander , fol. 22. (P&A ii. 841, pl. LXXVI)

fol. 1r

  • Type initial T
  • Subject The shepherds Tityrus and Meliboeus.


Origin: 1467 ; Italian, Treviso

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.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)