|Date||IV (301 - 400)|
|Origin and Provenance||
Origin presumably Italy. The connexion with Cassiodorus is a mere guess; the arguments for Spain seem unconvincing. Marginalia of different periods. Belonged to Pontanus (1426–1503), later to Bembo and to Fulvio Orsini (†1600), after whose death it came into the Papal Library in 1602.
|TM Number||TM 65873|
|Contents||Vergilius, Georgica (3–4), Aeneis (1–11).|
|Name||Vergilius Vaticanus. (F)|
Script is an old type of Rustic capital with M and N broad; H has the simple capital form; F and L rise slightly above the line; G has two forms. Each page begins with a slightly larger letter.
☛De re diplomatica (1709), p. 352 and pl. VI. 1. ☛Steffens, Paléographie Pl. 10.
|Last modified||16 November 2017|