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MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 62

Summary Catalogue no.: 18643


Language(s): Latin

Virgil, Aeneid

With argumenta.

With interlinear glosses.

Colophon: (fol. 147) ... liber duodecimus explicit τέλος dεο γραγιας αμιn Die lune 4or decembris hora xvj d' mºiiiiºlvij per me antonium urso de uenezijs
2. (fols. 147v-152r)
Guarino of Verona, Carmina differentialia
Incipit: Dicitur esse nepos de nepa luxuriosus
Explicit: Cado facit cessum, cado cassum, cedoque cessum

Later addition.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper and parchment mixed
Extent: 152 fols.
Dimensions (leaf): 290 × 200 mm.


1 col., 33–36 lines, written space 210 × c. 90 mm.


Fols. 85–147 written by Antonius Urso of Venice. Fols. 1–84 written by one or more other scribes whose hands, distinct at beginning and end, merge of fol. 68.


Spaces left for initials.


Origin: 1457; additions, 15th century, second half ; Italian, Venice (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

Record Sources

Description adapted (Nov. 2019) from the following sources:
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435–1600 in Oxford Libraries (Oxford, 1984), no. 159 [colophon, physical description, origin, date]
(H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854) [contents]

Last Substantive Revision

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