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

MS. Canon. Ital. 108

Summary Catalogue no.: 20160

Contents

Dante , Divine comedy
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniatures (drawings in the lower margin). Borders and historiated initials on fols. 1, 32, 64, by a different hand. (P&A ii. 173, pl. XVI)

History

Origin: 14th century, second half ; Italian, South

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 (A. Mortara, Catalogo dei manoscritti italiani che sotto la denominazione di Codici Canoniciani Italici si conservano nella Biblioteca Bodleiana a Oxford, Quarto Catalogues XI, 1864). Decoration, localization and date follow P├Ącht and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Digital Bodleian (66 images from 35mm slides)