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Volume / Number: 10 / **1325

CLA **1325
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  • Munich Germany Bayerische Staatsbibliothek CLM 27270
  • Prague Czech Republic University of Knihovna VI.D.24
Script Uncial
Date VIII–IX (701 - 900)
Origin and Provenance

Written presumably in a Bavarian centre. The Prague bifolium, once preserved in the binding of a Richnov copy of the Topographic Kärndtens of J. W. Valvassor (†1693), was given to the Prague library by Count Francis of Kolowrat.

CLA Vol. 10
TM Number TM 67469
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Contents Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Vulgata, Lc 22–24).
Script Commentary

Script is imitation uncial of a very high craftsmanship, recalling the Nuremberg-New York Gospel fragments (CLA 9.1347): the serifs of C, E, F, and G are often triangular; X is as a rule markedly low-waisted; the bow of h is high and ample. Noteworthy is the scribe's deviation from the ancient Italian custom of projecting the beginning of verses into the margin. For other details see under Munich (CLA 9.1325).

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