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CLA 730
  • Avranches France Bibliothèque Municipale 48 (foll. 1–2)
  • Avranches France Bibliothèque Municipale 66 (foll. 1–2)
  • Avranches France Bibliothèque Municipale 71 (fol. A–B)
  • St Petersburg Russia Russian National Library Lat. O. v. I. 1
Script Uncial
Date VIII¹ (701 - 750)
Origin and Provenance

Written in England. The three Avranches leaves came from the library of Mont-St-Michel where they were numbered 64, 203, and 86 respectively. The St Petersburg fragment was acquired by Pierre Doubrovsky during the French Revolution.

CLA Vol. 6
TM Number TM 66899
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Contents Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Praefatio, Vulgata, Mc 2.5–19, Lc 1–2, 5, 24, Io).
Script Commentary

Script is a bold, expert uncial mixed with capital elements, manifestly penned by an Anglo-Saxon hand: G regularly has the capital form, Q and A often, D, E, and V here and there; I is long initially except where followed by a tall letter; X is high-waisted.

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