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

MS. Canon. Misc. 566

Summary Catalogue no.: 20042


Rhasis, Liber Almansoris (part ix; tr. Gerardus de Solo)
Language(s): Latin
Medical recipes
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper


Fine border and historiated initial. Written by Magister Antonius, son of Magister Johannes de Racanetis, at Capo d'Istria. (P&A ii. 466, pl. XLV)


Origin: 1443-1444 ; Italian, Venice (?)

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 (5 images from 35mm slides)