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Volume / Number: 6 / 742a

CLA 742a
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  • Cambrai France Bibliothèque Municipale 684 (624) (foll. 1–131)
Script Uncial
Date VII–VIII (601 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written doubtless in France to judge by the script. Provenance the Cathedral of Cambrai.

CLA Vol. 6
TM Number TM 66911
Support Parchment
Contents Gregorius Turonensis, Historia Francorum (1–6).
Script Commentary

Script is a rather bold, not very expert uncial by two or more hands (a distinct hand on foll. 71–131): a horizontal stroke serves for u in final syllables like mus, rus, tur. A marginal note in crude Merovingian and Notae Tironianae on fol. 37v; other Merovingian insertions on foll. 25, 30, 46. A probatio pennae in verse in Merovingian semicursive on fol. 1. The name 'Malbertus', entered by a later hand, is seen in the lower margin of fol. 85.

Notes

☛Index Tironianorum no. 117.

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