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CLA 630
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  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 12168
Script a-z Minuscule
Date VIII med (726 - 775)
Origin and Provenance

Written in North France, probably in the Laon region, where two other manuscripts of this type have been preserved (MSS Leon 137 and 423). Was used at Corbie by the beginning of the ninth century, to judge by the Maurdramnus corrections. A seventeenth century Corbie ex-libris is seen on fol. Av. Migrated to St Germain des Prés with other Corbie manuscripts in the seventeenth century, where it was numbered '738, olim 226' (fol. C). Acquired by the Bibliothèque Nationale during the Revolution.

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 66797
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Contents Augustinus, Quaestiones in Heptateuchum (1–4).
Script Commentary

Script is a distinct type of French pre-Caroline minuscule called a-z from its distinguishing letters (for details on the script see CLA 5.539 and 2.128 and 174).

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