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

MS. Canon. Ital. 240

Summary Catalogue no.: 20292

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1-70 || fols. 71-94

History

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.

MS. Canon. Ital. 240 - Part 1

Contents

1.
Ps.-Augustine , Soliloquia animae ad Deum (Italian translation)
Language(s): Italian
2.
Life of St Margaret
Language(s): Italian
3.
Jacopone da Todi , Laudi
Language(s): Italian
4.
Prayers
Language(s): Latin
5.
Poems
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good historiated and other initials (rubbed). (P&A ii. 656)

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning ; Italian, Bologna (?)

MS. Canon. Ital. 240 - Part 2

Contents

Hymns to the Virgin
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good historiated initial. (P&A ii. 753)

History

Origin: c. 1400 ; Italian, North