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CLA 97
  • Vatican City Italy Biblioteca del Vaticano Palatinus Lat. 577
Script Anglo-Saxon Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written, or perhaps only rubricated, by Herimundus (fol. 31v) in a continental centre of Anglo-Saxon tradition. The MS was certainly at Mainz by 1479, and belonged to the church of St Martin: ex-libris and old shelf-mark on fol. 2.

CLA Vol. 1
TM Number TM 66193
Support Parchment
Contents Dionysius Exiguus, Canones.
Script Commentary

Written in expert, graceful Anglo-Saxon characters of continental type: e is often theta-shaped; s and r go well below the line; majuscule N occurs occasionally; i-longa is used.

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