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Volume / Number: 7 / 847

CLA 847
  • Basel Switzerland Universitätsbibliothek Lat. F III 15 d
Script Irish Minuscule
Date VIII (701 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written apparently in Ireland, to judge from the character of the Insular symptoms. Belonged to Fulda; the typical Fulda pressmark 'VIII or.14' (saec. XV) is seen on the front cover. Acquired by Remigius Faesch (†1667), professor at Basel, ca. 1630.

CLA Vol. 7
TM Number TM 66986
Support Parchment
Contents Marius Victorinus, Ars Grammatica; Isidorus Iunior, De Vitiis et Virtutibus.
Script Commentary

Script is a very expert, rapid, almost cursive Irish minuscule: a is mostly open; g resembles flat-topped number 3, it is s-shaped when in ligature; m at line-end is sometimes turned sideways; r here and there occurs in the majuscule form (R); y is v-shaped.


☛B. van Regenmorter, 'La reliure souple des manuscrits carolingiens de Fulda' Scriptorium 11 (1957) 249–257. ☛I. Machielsen, Clavis patristica pseudepigraphorum Medii Aevi IIIA (2003), pp. 59–60.

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