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

MS. Canon. Misc. 557

Summary Catalogue no.: 20033


Poggio Bracciolini, De varietate fortunae
Language(s): Latin
Poggio Bracciolini, De auaritia
Language(s): Latin
Poggio Bracciolini, De nobilitate
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine border, historiated initials. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 866, pl. LXXVII)


Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, North

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 (3 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.