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CLA 103
Shelfmarks
  • Vatican City Italy Biblioteca del Vaticano Reginensis Latinus 257
Script Uncial
Date VIII¹ (701 - 750)
Origin and Provenance

Written in France in the same scriptorium as Vatic. Regin. Lat. 11, CLA 1.101. Belonged to the library of St Denis: on fol. 1 is the St Denis press-mark.

CLA Vol. 1
TM Number TM 66198
Support Parchment
Contents Sacramentarium Anglosaxonicum; Missale Francorum.
Script Commentary

Gaily-coloured initials and title-page (fol. 116v), very important for the history of Merovingian art. Script is a very carefully formed but artificial uncial with ornate serifs: the two uprights of N are stake-shaped, the tail of G is wedge-shaped, LL run together.

Notes

☛Gamber, CLLA 410.

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