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Volume / Number: 6 / 796

CLA 796
  • Orléans France Médiathèque 17 (14)
Script Early Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably at Fleury. The manuscript was certainly there by the ninth century: the ex-libris ‘Hic est liber sancti Benedicti Floriac.’ in Rustic capitals saec. IX stands between the columns on p. 268.

CLA Vol. 6
TM Number TM 66969
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Contents Testamentum Vetus, Prophetae maiores & Prophetae minores (Vulgata, Is, Ier, Lam, Bar, Ez, Dn, Os, Ioel, Am, Abd, Ion, Mi, Na, Hab, So, Agg, Za, Mal)
Script Commentary

Script is a firm orderly minuscule by several hands: a and d have two forms; g has both the Insular and the Caroline forms, one hand (p. 298 ff.) uses uncial G; nt ligature frequent, even mid word. The name ‘gozbertus’ in charter hand stands on p. 444. A responsorium in honour of St Frodobert of the diocese of Troyes is added on p. 6 by a ninth-century hand. Neumes on pp. 491 and 492.


☛Mostert, Fleury BF413. ☛Bischoff, Katalog 2 no. 3656. ☛Weber-Gryson, Vulgata MS O (Is–Mal).

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