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

MS. Canon. Pat. Lat. 139

Summary Catalogue no.: 19125


Lactantius, Diuinae institutiones
Language(s): Latin
Lactantius, De ira
Language(s): Latin
Lactantius, De opificio dei
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


One of a group of MSS. made for Philippus Calandrinus, cardinal of Bologna, 1449–76. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 347, pl. XXXII)

Fine borders.

Fine initials.


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

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 (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854). 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.