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Volume / Number: 6 / 788

CLA 788
  • Metz France Bibliothèque Municipale MS 134
Script Early Caroline Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written in a centre apparently under the influence of the school which produced the Ada-group codices. Provenance: the abbey of St Amulph of Metz: the ex-libris saec. X–XI 'Liber sancti Amulfi. Si quis abstulerit maledictus sit ex Patre et Filio et Spiritu Sancto Amen' stands on fol. 221v. Destroyed in 1944.

CLA Vol. 6
TM Number TM 66961
Support Parchment
Contents Ephraim Syrus, Sermones; Isidorus, Sententiae.
Script Commentary

Script is a careful early Caroline minuscule by several scribes: both a and open a are used; N is mostly uncial; the foot of r curves to the right; the top of s is longish; ligature Nꞇ is frequent. Notae Tironianae occur on foll. 39v, 41v, 116v, 155, 161. A probatio pennae with Metz type of neumes is seen on fol. 21. A twelfth-century hand added liturgical formulas on foll. 217 and 218v .


☛B. Bischoff, Katalog 2 no. 2770. ☛Index Tironianorum.

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