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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 84

Summary Catalogue no.: 18665


Martial, Epigrams
Colophon: (fol. 159v) Marci Valerij Marcialis explicit ... 1462o die 13 mensis Januarii In ciuitate feltri finis Amen
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: 160 fols.
Dimensions (leaf): 295 × 215 mm.


1 col., 33 lines, written space 190 × c. 70 mm.


Humanistic script.


Illuminated interlace initial.

Coloured initials.



Origin: 1462 ; Italian, Feltre

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. 161 [colophon, physical description, origin, date]
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, II (1970), no. 836 [script]
(H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854) [contents]

Last Substantive Revision

2019-11-26: Description revised to incorporate all information in Watson, Pächt and Alexander, and Quarto catalogues.