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Volume / Number: 7 / **604c

CLA **604c
  • Bern Switzerland Burgerbibliothek 611 (foll. 94–115)
Script Pre-Caroline Minuscule and Cursive Minuscule
Date VIII¹ (727) (727 - 750)
Origin and Provenance

Written apparently in East France. The precise date 727 is fixed by the Computus, which states that 5928 years have passed 'a principio mundi usque in praesente anno'—a date not incompatible with the palaeography of the manuscript. For later history of the manuscript see CLA **604a.

CLA Vol. 7
TM Number TM 67007
Support Parchment
Contents Computus; Ps- Methodius; Patristica Varia.
Script Commentary

Script, by several hands, some more, some less cursive, is pre-Caroline minuscule of French type and somewhat reminiscent of Luxeuil; the hand of foll. 114–15 with very long ascenders and descenders makes frequent use of sickle-shaped u on the line and i-longa after r.

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