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Volume / Number: 5 / 670

CLA 670
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 17654
Script Uncial
Date VIII in (701 - 725)
Origin and Provenance

Written in East France, probably in the centre that produced MS Lat. 152, foll. 1–8 (CLA 5.522), and the half-uncial group described under CLA 5.541. The manuscript came from St Pierre of Beauvais: in the lower margin of fol. 53 (and on several other central bifolia) stands the thirteenth-century entry 'Sci pet beluacensis'. Belonged to Antoine Loisel of Beauvais (1536–1617); later to his grandson Claude Joly, who gave his collection in 1680 to Notre Dame de Paris where it had the press-mark 'Ne De 132.2' (see fol. 1). Donated to the Royal Library with the other manuscripts of Notre Dame in 1756.

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 66838
Support Parchment
Contents Gregorius Turonensis, Historia Francorum.
Script Commentary

Script is a heavy uncial of a distinctly French type (cf. CLA 522): the bow of uncial A is oval; the upper bow of B resembles a triangle; the tail of G occasionally ends in a small tag to the right; N has a thick cross-bar; the cross-bar of T bends in a loop to the left; at line-ends T occurs suprascript after uncial A, I, N. Six letters in a minuscule recalling 'Luxeuil’ type occur at a crowded line-end on fol. 33. Four lines of Notae Tironianae on fol. 86v.


Index Tironianorum.

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