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Volume / Number: 7 / **568

CLA **568
Shelfmarks
  • Bern Switzerland Burgerbibliothek 207
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 7520 (foll. 1–24)
Script Mixed Minuscule
Date VIII ex (779–797) (779 - 797)
Origin and Provenance

Written presumably at Fleury, to judge by certain palaeographical features which it has in common with Paris N. A. Lat. 1597 and the fly-leaf in Wolfenbüttel Helmst. 455. The approximate date is fixed by the paschal table on fol. Bv which runs from 779 to 797: the script favours the end of that cycle. The Fleury ex-libris saec. IX–X 'hic est lib sci benedicti floriacensi(!)' is seen on fol. l38v. The complete manuscript belonged to Pierre Daniel (1530–1603); the Bern part was acquired by Jacob Bongars (1554–1612) whose name is seen on foll. 2 and 195v; his heir, J. Gravisset, donated it to the city of Bern in 1632.

CLA Vol. 7
TM Number TM 66699
Support Parchment
Contents Donatus; Maximus Victorinus, De Finalibus Metrorum; Asper; Sergius; Alcuinus, De Grammatica; Beda, De Schematibus et Tropis; Isidorus, Etymologiae (1); Iulianus Toletanus; Probus, De Ultimis Syllabis.
Script Commentary

Script, by several hands, is a curious tiny mixed type found also in Wolfenbüttel Helmst. 455 and Bern A 91(7) + Paris Lat. 9332 saec. IX in.: open a predominates; d has two forms; g has the Insular form and is s-shaped in ligature; suprascript pointed v is frequent in final syllables; many ligatures recall Insular forms; noteworthy are the ligatures of li and the numerals LX and XX. Marginalia in Caroline minuscule saec. IX and X, some interspersed with Notae Tironianae. Some Irish glosses.

Notes

Index Tironianorum.

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