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 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.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (53 images from 35mm slides)