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

MS. Canon. Misc. 521

Summary Catalogue no.: 19997

Diktyon no.: 74579

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1-28 || fols. 29-36 || fols. 37-79

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727-1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854) and supplementary sources.

Bibliography

MS. Canon. Misc. 521 - Part 1

Contents

Leo the Wise , Oracles (with Latin translation)
Language(s): Greek and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Miniatures (drawings) copying a Greek original of 15th century. (P&A ii. 1026)

History

Origin: 16th century ; Italian

MS. Canon. Misc. 521 - Part 2

Contents

Treatise on motion ('de aquarum ductibus et motibus rotarum')
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Diagrams added in the margins. (P&A ii. 992)

History

Origin: 1505 ; Italian

MS. Canon. Misc. 521 - Part 3

Contents

Hero of Alexandria , Pneumatika (Latin translation; incomplete)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Good diagrams deriving from an antique model. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 987, pl. LXXX)

History

Origin: c. 1500 ; Italian