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

MS. Canon. Misc. 183

Summary Catalogue no.: 19659


Jacobus de Voragine, Legenda aurea
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good historiated border and initial. Written by Johannes Chanaverii 'incuratus Alesii' (Alais, Gard (?)). (Pächt and Alexander iii. 1323)


Origin: 1309 ; French, South

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 (1854). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).


    Printed descriptions:

    A. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries (1984), no. 307

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.