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CLA 642
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 12292 [fly-leaves]
Script Irish Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably in Ireland. Provenance Corbie: the, old ex~libris:, 'Liber sancti Petri Corbeie' (saec. XII–XIII) stands on fol. 1. Later at St Germain des Prés, where it was numbered '852, olim 623'. Came to the Bibliothèque Nationale during the Revolution.

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 66809
Support Parchment
Contents Anonymous, Commentarii in Matthaeum (fragm.).
Script Commentary

Script is a square minuscule with few ligatures: , though uncial, has an almost vertical second stroke; e is tall and open; is 3-shaped and very narrow; the bow of p is often open and ends in a tag to the right, an lnsular feature; v-shaped suprascript u is frequent in final syllables; the form of z is typically Insular; the ae ligature occurs frequently; the ligature ui stands on the line and resembles elongated figure 3.

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