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

MS. Canon. Misc. 492

Summary Catalogue no.: 19968


Gregory IX, Decretals
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


By Niccolò di Giacomo da Bologna. Pächt and Alexander ii. 130, pl. XII:

Fine miniatures.

Fine historiated initials.

Fine other initials (unfinished).

Added diagrams at the end.


Origin: 14th century, end ; Italian, Bologna

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 (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (6 images from 35mm slides)

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.