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Volume / Number: 7 / 913

CLA 913
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  • Sankt Gallen Switzerland Stiftsbibliothek 188
Script Uncial
Date VIII¹ (701 - 750)
Origin and Provenance

Written apparently in France, and probably in a Burgundian centre. Reached St Gall in the ninth century at the latest, to judge by the corrections.

CLA Vol. 7
TM Number TM 67057
Support Parchment
Contents Augustinus, Sermones (epitome); Maximus Taurinensis, Sermones (5, 7, 8, 10–15, 18–23, 27–35, 37–44, 47–49, 56, 58, 60–76, 78–90, 91–98, extr.); Ambrosius, De Sacramentis; Basilius-Rufinus, Homiliae Morales.
Script Commentary

Script, by several scribes, is late uncial; it is crude and mixed at the end of the manuscript: LL run together; minuscule letters and ligatures are inserted here and there, especially at line-ends; the end of a homily on p. 373 is in cursive minuscule, with the phrase 'per saecula saeculorum' in a Tironian monogram (see p. 138). Additions and corrections by contemporary hands in cursive minuscule (e.g. on p. 114, 209 f.) or in mixed script (p. 144 f.); also by later St Gall hands saec. IX and XIII. An entry in Luxeuil type of minuscule is seen on the lower left half of p. 421; other cursive types saec. VIII are seen to the right on the same page, which, being the last, is now worn and disfigured by the stamped St Gall ex-libris.

Notes

☛Tewes, Luxueil No. 26 (MSS with entries in Luxeuil Minuscule). ☛Index Tironianorum.

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