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

MS. Canon. Ital. 264

Summary Catalogue no.: 20316


Vitas patrum (Italian translation of books i-ii by Domenico Cavalca )
Language(s): Italian
Regula S. Pachomii (Italian translation)
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good borders, historiated initials (unfinished). (Pächt and Alexander ii. 796)


Origin: 15th century, first half ; Italian, North-east

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.