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

MS. Canon. Gr. 108

Summary Catalogue no.: 18561


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


The Greek was written by Johannes Rhosos. Humanistic script. Epigraphic capitals.


Pächt and Alexander ii. 346, pl. XXXII; Hutter iii. 182:

Fine border.

Fine initials. The dedication copy.


Origin: 1471 ; Italian, Rome

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars prima recensionem codicum Graecorum continens, Quarto Catalogues I, 1883, repr. with corrections 1969). Decoration, dating and localization follow Pächt and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)


    Printed descriptions:

    A. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries (1984), no. 205
    Irmgard Hutter, Corpus der byzantinischen Miniaturenhandschriften, I-III, Oxford, Bodleian Library, 3 vols. in 4 (Stuttgart, 1977–82), iii, 182

    Online resources:

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.