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Volume / Number: 7 / 1002

CLA 1002
  • Schaffhausen Switzerland Stadtbibliothek Min. 78
Script Alemannic Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written apparently at St Gall, to judge by the script, mostly by Uuolfgisus presbyter whose subscription is seen on fol. 213v. Belonged to the monastery of Allerheiligen at Schaffhausen. The eleventh-century entry on fol. 1, 'Istum librum domno willehelmo et nocturnalem librum', may refer to Wilhelm, abbot of Hirsau, whence other books came to Allerheiligen with the first monks. Preserved after the Reformation in the church of St John at Schaffhausen, as is attested by the ex-libris (saec. XVIII) on fol. 1v.

CLA Vol. 7
TM Number TM 67147
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Contents Cassiodorus, Expositio in Psalmos (1–50).
Script Commentary

Script is a broad, roundish minuscule of the Alemannic type, mainly by the scribe Uuolfgisus: open a is the rule, a the exception; z is broad and tall; the nt ligature occurs in mid-word; ri ligature is frequent; ti ligature is used for hard and soft ti.

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