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Volume / Number: 10 / **108

CLA **108
  • Leiden Netherlands Universiteitsbibliotheek Vossius Lat. Quarto 5
  • Vatican City Italy Biblioteca del Vaticano Regin. Lat. 713 (foll. 1–62)
Script Alemannic Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written in the St Gall-Reichenau region. The manuscript belonged to Queen Christina of Sweden in the seventeenth century; the Leiden part came into the possession of Isaac Vossius, the Queen’s librarian.

CLA Vol. 10
TM Number TM 66204
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Contents Idacius, Chronicon; Iulius Hilarianus, De Cursu Temporum; Fredegarius, Chronicon.
Script Commentary

Script, by more than one hand, is a broad and roundish pre-Caroline minuscule of the Alemannic type, with open a much more frequent than a; i-longa is used initially; ligatures include nꞇ (frequently even in mid-word), ro, ꞇe, ti, and ꞇre. A marginal addition in contemporary capitals on Leiden fol. 34. Corrections saec. X in grey ink on the first pages; an addition saec. XII–XIII on Leiden fol. 24. For other details see under the Vatican ( CLA 1.108).

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