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Volume / Number: 7 / 902

CLA 902
  • Sankt Gallen Switzerland Stiftsbibliothek 60
Script Irish Majuscule and Irish Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written apparently in Ireland. The manuscript is mentioned among the 'Libri Scottice scripti' in the St Gall catalogue of about the middle of the ninth century. A sixteenth-century St Gall ex-libris is seen on p. 5.

CLA Vol. 7
TM Number TM 67046
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Contents Testamentum Novum, Evangelium (Vetus Latina, Io partim.).
Script Commentary

Script is either Irish majuscule in transition, in part roundish (p. 27, etc.), in part angular, compressed, and verging on minuscule, or plain Irish minuscule (p. 21): y has both branches curving to the right. Corrections by the contemporary Irish hand which also marked the Eusebian sections. Biblical glosses were added by a tenth-century minuscule hand on p. 3, originally left blank.


☛McGurk, Gospel books no. 118. ☛Houghton, Latin New Testament p. 232: Parts of Io 1–3 are Vetus Latina, remainder Vulgate.

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