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CLA 657
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 13349
Script eN-type Minuscule
Date VIII med (726 - 775)
Origin and Provenance

Written in France, probably in the North in the same scriptorium that produced MS Lat. 12239 (CLA 5.638). Provenance Corbie: the manuscript can be identified with an item in the thirteenth-century Corbie catalogue; the seventeenth-century entry 'Ex libris S. Petri Corbeiensis' is seen on fol. 1. Later at St Germain des Prés, where it was numbered '1274, olim 137' (fol. 1), saec. XVIII. The manuscript has a Carolingian binding.

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 66825
Support Parchment
Contents Hieronymus, In Ecclesiasten.
Script Commentary

Script is a pre-Caroline minuscule of a distinct type, recalling half-uncial and retaining some cursive elements, described under Lat. 12239 (CLA 5.638): is often looped; the nt ligature occurs even in mid-word; te and tu are mostly in ligature.

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