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Volume / Number: 7 / 934

CLA 934
  • Sankt Gallen Switzerland Stiftsbibliothek 238
Script Pre-Caroline Minuscule
Date VIII² (751 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written at St Gall by the scribe Winithar, who speaks of himself as 'peccator et inmerito ordinatus presbyter' (p. 493). Mentioned in the St Gall catalogue of 1461.

CLA Vol. 7
TM Number TM 67078
Support Parchment
Contents Winithar, Liber Collectaneus; Hieronymus (epitome); Isidorus, Etymologiae, Synonyma, De Natura Rerum, Sententiae (1.8.1–18); Gennadius, De Ecclesiastis Dogmatibus; Eucherius, Instructiones; Ps- Seneca, De Moribus; Testamentum Vetus (Vulgata, 1–2 Sm, fragm.).
Script Commentary

Script is Winithar's peculiar pre-Caroline minuscule (see CLA 7.893a), more or less well written at different stages of his career: noteworthy is the open bow of q. The scribe names himself several times (p. 178, 181, 305, and 493), apparently a little proud of his performance.

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