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Volume / Number: 6 / 819

CLA 819
  • Bern Switzerland Burgerbibliothek 485 (label)
  • Leiden Netherlands Universiteitsbibliotheek Vossius Lat. Octavo 88 A (foll. 1, 2)
  • Orléans France Médiathèque 192 (169) (foll. 46–55)
Script Half-Uncial
Date VI² (551 - 600)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably in South Italy. Provenance Fleury: the remains of the Fleury ex-libris in minuscule saec. VIII–IX can be seen in the left margin of fol. 49 of the Orléans portion: '. . . dicti floriacensi'. The Leiden leaves served as fly-leaves in a manuscript that first belonged to Pierre Daniel, his name and the entry 'Aurelii 1560' stand on fol. 2, and later to Isaac Vossius in whose library it bore the numbers 'B. 41' (fol. 1) and '270' seen on the paper slip pasted down on fol. 2. To be compared with CLA 6.810.

CLA Vol. 6
TM Number TM 67599
Support Parchment
Contents Origenes, Homiliae in Leviticum (5–8, fragm.).
Script Commentary

Script is a cramped half-uncial: f goes well below the line; the tail of G is roundish and full; i after l is enclitic; the shoulder of r bends down considerably; the stem of t resembles c; y is chalice-shaped and stands on the line; ascenders are often club-shaped.


☛Mostert, Fleury BF198, BF364, BF668–672.

Last modified 13 July 2017