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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 63

Summary Catalogue no.: 18644


Virgil , Aeneid
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good border, initial. Good penwork borders, initials. (P&A ii. 189)

fol. 2r

  • Type border, upper, left and lower margins
  • Subject Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary and St. John praying on either side. Acanthus-leaf and floral designs; bird.


Origin: 14th century, end ; 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.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)