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Volume / Number: 6 / 816

CLA 816
  • Orléans France Médiathèque 192 (169) (foll. 34–37)
Script Uncial
Date VI (501 - 600)
Origin and Provenance

Written apparently in Italy to judge by script and other palaeographical considerations. Provenance Fleury: the Fleury ex-libris saec. VIII–IX '. . . est liber sancti benedicti de floriaco monast.' stands in the lower margin of the opening, 35v–36.

CLA Vol. 6
TM Number TM 67596
Support Parchment
Contents Augustinus, Epistulae (54, Ad Ianuarium, fragm.).
Script Commentary

Script is a broad, stately uncial: the bow of uncial A is pointed; the upright of uncial H and L begins with a hair-line; uncial M and N are broad; bow of R is low and open; S is top-heavy; the lower left limb of X is prolonged in a graceful curve; F, P, and uncial Q have marked descenders.


☛Mostert, Fleury, BF661.

Last modified 27 June 2017