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

MS. Canon. Misc. 554

Summary Catalogue no.: 20030


Prosdocimus de Beldemandis, works
Language(s): Latin
Ps.-Ptolemy, Centiloquium
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures (drawings). Partly copies of Guariento's frescoes in the church of the Eremitani at Padua. Written by Candus, nephew of Prosdocimus, fol. 195, and a second humanistic hand, fols. 94-153v, of slightly later date. (P&A ii. 598, pl. LVII)


Origin: 1435 ; Italian, Padua

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 (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (53 images from 35mm slides)