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Volume / Number: 7 / 1008

CLA 1008
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  • Zürich Switzerland Staatsarchiv A. G. W 19 No. 12 (foll. 24–5 = p. 61–4)
Script Irish Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written presumably in Ireland. Provenance probably St Gall: 'Ezechiel propheta in volumine I' is mentioned in the St Gall ninth-century catalogue among the 'Libri scottice scripti'. Formed part of the Ferdinand Keller collection.

CLA Vol. 7
TM Number TM 67153
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Contents Testamentum Vetus, Prophetae maiores, cum Commentario et Glossis (Vulgata, Ez 2.6–3.6, 8–15, 16.4–21, 26–42).
Script Commentary

Script is an expert Irish minuscule: ligatures include no, ua. The manuscript is an early example of a book containing both text and commentary in parallel columns, a type which later becomes common. The glosses are mainly taken from Gregory's homilies. The probatio pennae 'anima mea' (saec. X) is seen on fol. 25 (cf. fol. 57 CLA 7.1012).

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