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

MS. Canon. Liturg. 379

Summary Catalogue no.: 19462

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

MS. Canon. Liturg. 379 – Part 1


fols. 1–20
Office Lectionary
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description


Fine borders, historiated initials on fols. 1-20. Related to the style of Zanobi Strozzi. Written in 1452 by Leonardo Francisci de Orto, rector of the church of San Miniato fra le Torri, fol. 16v, as an addition to an earlier Breviary. (P&A ii. 261, pl. XXIV)


Origin: 1452 ; Italian, Florence

MS. Canon. Liturg. 379 – Part 2


fols. 21–164
Language(s): Latin


Origin: c. 1300 ; Italian

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970), with additional reference to published literature as cited in the description.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2020-02-20: Andrew Dunning based on corrections by Bruce Barker-Benfield.