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CLA 640
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 12254
Script Visigothic Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably in Septimania. Provenance Corbie. The manuscript can be identified with an item in the thirteenth-century Corbie catalogue. A seventeenth-century Corbie ex-libris stands on fol. 1. Came to St Germain des Prés in the seventeenth century where it bore the number '278, olim 204'. Reached the Bibliothèque Nationale during the Revolution.

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 66807
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Contents Gregorius Magnus, Homiliae in Evangelia (2–40).
Script Commentary

Script is a careful, well-formed Visigothic minuscule; y is dotted. Foll. 85–87, 150–151 were erased and used in the twelfth century to copy Homily 7 and Homily 32 (although they are already included in the collection). Interlinear transcription saec. XI on many pages. A list of proper names in ninth-century minuscule is entered on fol. 232: Gyso chs, Sabadino, Gualterio, Adeltruda, Raimpal, Hamulo, Mariola, Barello. Neumes added on foll. 181v, 224v.

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