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 abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (1854). Decoration, localization and date follow P├Ącht and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (5 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas/Mapping Manuscript Migrations 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.'