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

MS. Canon. Ital. 152

Summary Catalogue no.: 20204


Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae (Italian translation)
Language(s): Italian
Cicero, De senectute (Italian translation by Giovanni da Fermo )
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine borders, historiated and other initials (re-touched). Good penwork initials. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 191)


Origin: 14th century, end ; Italian, Central

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 Pächt and Alexander (1970).

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.