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

MS. Canon. Ital. 21

Summary Catalogue no.: 20073

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniatures, partly damaged. The series of illustrations goes back to an exemplar of the time of Frederick II. (P&A ii. 146, pl. XIII)

History

Origin: c. 1300 ; Italian, Naples

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 (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) and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (5 images from 35mm slides)