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

MS. Canon. Pat. Lat. 155

Summary Catalogue no.: 19141


Jerome, Letters
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


By the same hand as MS. Canon. Misc. 566 and MSS. Canon. Liturg. 138–9. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 470)

Fine border.

Fine historiated initials (partly defaced).

Fine other initials (partly defaced).


Origin: 15th century, second quarter ; 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 (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).

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.