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

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

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (1854). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas/Mapping Manuscript Migrations 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.'