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Volume / Number: 8 / 1066

CLA 1066
  • Berlin Germany Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Preußischer Kulturbesitz MS Theol. Lat. fol. 346
Script Caroline Minuscule and Maurdramnus Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably at Corbie or possibly in a North-west German centre where scribes trained in the Corbie school were active such as Werden where the manuscript was preserved in the fifteenth century: the ex-libris 'liber sci Liudgeri in Werdena' (saec. XV) stands on fol.1.

CLA Vol. 8
TM Number TM 67204
Support Parchment
Contents Augustinus, Tractatus in Evangelium Iohannis (1–54).
Script Commentary

Script is well developed Caroline minuscule mainly by three scribes: the script of the first (resembling that of the added fol. 96 in Berlin MS Theol. Lat. Fol. 354, CLA 8.1067b) is characterized by the in which the left side of the top forms one continuous stroke with the stem; the second (foll. 128–151v) is pure Maurdramnus type (for a full description of this type see CLA 6.707); the third (foll. 203 ff.) uses open a and occasionally the ligature do. Numerous corrections by contemporary hands, some recalling the Maurdramnus type. Notae Tironianae seen in some margins. An excerpt from Consuetudines saec. XI on fol. 283v.


☛Bischoff, Katalog 1 no. 456. ☛Kurz, Die handschriftliche Überlieferung p. 84. ☛Schiller, Die Handschriftliche überlieferung p. 58 I. ☛Index Tironianorum.

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