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Volume / Number: 8 / **883

CLA **883
  • Karlsruhe Germany Badische Landesbibliothek Ettenheim-Münster 462
  • Engelberg Switzerland Stiftsbibliothek 59
Script Uncial
Date VI–VII (580 - 620)
Origin and Provenance

Written presumably in Italy, to judge from the script. The Karlsruhe fragments were used for binding an incunabulum (Robert Holcot, Super librum Sapientiae, Basel, 1489) from Ettenheim-M√ľnster in the Black Forest.

CLA Vol. 8
TM Number TM 67027
Support Parchment
Contents Augustinus, Tractatus in Evangelium S Iohannis (75–80, 110–111, fragm.).
Script Commentary

Script is a natural, though not very expert, uncial of Italian type: the bow of A is pointed; the first upright of N descends slightly below the line; the upper right wing of X bends down markedly; short horizontals and upper curves have forked finials. For further information see under Engelbert, CLA 7.883.

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