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Volume / Number: 7 / 1019

CLA 1019
  • Zürich Switzerland Zentralbibliothek Rh. 30
Script Early Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written in Switzerland, probably in a centre under Rhaetian influence. A doubtful tradition connects the manuscript with the Irish Saint Fintan. Belonged later to the abbey of Rheinau, near Zürich, founded before 844. Came to Zürich with the other Rheinau manuscripts after the dissolution of the monastery in 1862.

CLA Vol. 7
TM Number TM 67164
Support Parchment
Contents Graduale; Poenitentiale; Sacramentarium Gelasianum; Martyrologium.
Script Commentary

Script is an early minuscule by various hands, some clumsy and roundish, some compressed and elongated: oc a and a, and d are used; the shaft of h often leans to the left; has either the Rhaetian or the Caroline form; z is tall. The name 'cundhart' is entered (saec. X) on fol. 142.

Last modified 02 May 2019