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Volume / Number: 5 / 680

CLA 680
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Nouv. Acq. Lat. 1114
Script a-type Half-Uncial
Date V–VI (480 - 520)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably in North Africa. Found in 1918 in a cave near Tebessa, Algeria, by M. Reygasse, administrator of the district. Given by him to Stephen Gsell, Professor at the Collège de France, who in turn presented it to the Bibliothèque Nationale between 1918 and 1920.

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 64661
Support Parchment
Contents Tractatus de Manichaeis (fragm.).
Name Codex Thevestinus.
Script Commentary

Script is a small irregular half-uncial in which a is regularly uncial; the eye of uncial E is open; has the transition form between uncial and half-uncial; N is distinctly broad; the shoulder of r dips very low; os, nt ligatures are used at line-ends.


☛Stein, M., Manichaica Latina. 3.1. Codex Thevestinus (Pap. Colon. 27) pp. 4–109.

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