|Date||VIII–IX (780 - 820)|
|Origin and Provenance||
Written at Corbie, as the script suggests and the Martyrology confirms: fol. 2 has the entry: 'Corbeia monasterio dedicatio basilice sancti iohannis euangeliste'; and the feasts and depositiones mentioned on foll. 8, 9v, and 10 point to Corbie; the obit of the Corbie abbot Rataldus (†986) is added on fol. 3v The thirteenth-century ex-libris 'Liber sancti Petri Corbeie' is seen on fol. 1. Later at St Germain des Prés, where it was numbered '479, olim 93' (fol. 1).
|TM Number||TM 66808|
|Contents||Martyrologium Corbeiense; Gregorius Magnus, De Cura Pastorali.|
Script is the distinct type of early Caroline minuscule known as Maurdramnus and described previously (see CLA 5.613): a has two forms in the Martyrology, elsewhere the uncial form is the rule; z is elongated and stands on the line; G with the tail inclined to the left occurs in uncial headings (e.g. fol. 12).
|Last modified||01 May 2019|