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

MS. Canon. Misc. 562

Summary Catalogue no.: 20038

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1–45 || B

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

MS. Canon. Misc. 562 – Part 1

Contents

Avicenna, De animalibus (tr. Michael Scot )
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good borders, historiated and other initials (drawings). (P&A ii. 87)

History

Origin: 14th century, beginning ; Italian

MS. Canon. Misc. 562 – Part 2

Contents

Ps.-Aristotle, Secreta secretorum
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century ; Italian

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (1854). Part 1: decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (4 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.