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

MS. Canon. Misc. 490

Summary Catalogue no.: 19966

Contents

Legendary-Homiliary.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initials on fols. 1-153, 161-211. Good initials added 15th century, first half, fols. 227-end. (P&A i. 90)

History

Origin: 12th century, second half; added decoration, 15th century, first half ; Austria or Switzerland

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 P├Ącht and Alexander (1966).