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Volume / Number: 6 / 804

CLA 804
  • Orléans France Médiathèque 192 (169) (fol. 1)
Script Uncial
Date V (401 - 500)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably in Africa to judge by the similarity to the Turin manuscripts of the same African author and to Codex of the Gospels (CLA 4.458, 464, 465). Provenance Fleury, as the collection of fragments was formed by Dom Chazal, historian of Fleury, about 1720.

CLA Vol. 6
TM Number TM 67587
Support Parchment
Contents Cyprianus, Epistulae (Ad Donatum 14–15).
Script Commentary

Script is an expert uncial of a distinct type with the curious look of angularity found in the oldest manuscripts of Cyprian: the bow of uncial A is pointed; the eye of uncial E is open and often angular; the first stroke of uncial M is characteristically straight; the bows of P and uncial Q are markedly small.


☛Mostert, Fleury BF649.

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