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Volume / Number: 5 / 686

CLA 686
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Nouv. Acq. Lat. 1596
Script Uncial
Date VII (601 - 700)
Origin and Provenance

Origin uncertain, probably Italy. A title in the well-known hand of a Fleury librarian of the twelfth century is seen on fol. 1, which served as fly-leaf in MS Orléans 87 from Fleury. The leaves were stolen by Libri and bore the number 16 in his collection.

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 66853
Support Parchment
Contents Augustinus, Speculum (fragm.).
Script Commentary

Script is a rather ornate regular uncial of a late type: the tail of G is very fine; LL run together; the lower left branch of X has a serif to the right; the left branch of Y rises well above the line; several letters have forked finials.


☛Mostert, Fleury, BF1244.

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