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

MS. Canon. Misc. 438

Summary Catalogue no.: 19914


Livy, Second and Third Decades (tr. Pierre Bersuire )
Language(s): Middle French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Written by Sevestre Durant with calligraphic flourishes.


Pächt and Alexander i. 636:

Good miniatures.

Good borders.

Good initials.


Origin: c. 1400 ; French

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 (1966).


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.