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Volume / Number: 7 / 996

CLA 996
  • Sankt Gallen Switzerland Stiftsbibliothek 1399 a 2
Script Pre-Caroline Minuscule
Date VIII² (751 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written at St Gall by Winithar. This is the earliest known liturgical fragment of St Gall origin.

CLA Vol. 7
TM Number TM 67141
Support Parchment
Contents Antiphonarium (fragm.).
Script Commentary

Script is pre-Caroline minuscule in the peculiar hand of Winithar (see CLA 7.893a), who uses i-longa initially and numerous ligatures including nt (in mid-word), ti ligature (for the hard sound of ti), and ts with suprascript u (for 'tus').

Last modified 13 July 2017