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Volume / Number: 7 / 894

CLA 894
  • Sankt Gallen Switzerland Stiftsbibliothek 2 (p. 301–568)
Script Pre-Caroline Minuscule
Date VIII² (751 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written at St Gall by the scribe Winithar, who shows acquaintance with Irish methods, to judge from his abbreviations, his use of quinions, and his practice of pricking after folding the bifolia (see CLA 7.903).

CLA Vol. 7
TM Number TM 67038
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Contents Testamentum Novum (Vulgata, Act, Apc); Passio S Clementis.
Script Commentary

Script is pre-Caroline minuscule in Winithar’s hand (cf. CLA 7.893a). The almost invisible entry ‘cozptus abbat’ (saec. IX) occurs at the foot of p. 449; Cozbertus was abbot of St Gall from 816–837. Among the probationes pennae (saec. IX) on p. 450 occurs the name ‘Alberihc’.


☛Steffens, Paléographie latine, Pl. 43. ☛Weber-Gryson, Vulgata MS S (Act Apc).

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