|Date||VI ex (576 - 600)|
|Origin and Provenance||
Origin uncertain: a monastic community in Southern France seems probable. Provenance the Cathedral of Autun. Later in the seminary of the same city whence the Paris part was removed by Libri.
|TM Number||TM 66892|
|Contents||Cassianus, Institutiones (5–10).|
Script is a rather uncomely half-uncial of an ancient type; the form of a is striking, the uncial form occurs in ligature AE; G is always uncial; i-longa is used medially for the semi-vocal sound (huius) and also initially; i descends below the line when preceded by l and has a tendency to rise above the line when preceded by r or t, a feature derived from early Roman cursive; l has the capital form; a and o often nestle within the bow of c and l; suprascript letters and the ligature at occur at line-ends; nt occurs even in mid-line; other ligatures with n are nf, ns. Greek words are well written and overlined. A marginal entry in minuscule on fol. 100, saec. VIII, reads: 'qui abitat in adgecturium altissimi in proteccionen (!) dei celis comorabitur' (Ps 90.1), and one on fol. 152, saec. IX, reads: 'Fortunus monachus bonus'; a responsorium on St Laurence, with accompanying neumes, saec. X, is seen on foll. 87v and 94v; other passages with neumes on foll. 63v and 64.
☛Maître, Catalogue, dates to s. VII in. ☛Bischoff, MAS 2, p. 320.
|Last modified||13 July 2017|