|Date||VIII–IX (780 - 820)|
|Origin and Provenance||
Written probably in a North-Italian centre, possibly in a Swiss, to judge from the script. The two parts of the complete volume were apparently united by the ninth century, as the litany mentioned above is by a hand of part 1; the preference for French saints in the litany suggests that our manuscript came to Reichenau by way of France. The usual Reichenau ex-libris saec. XV is seen on fol. 1.
|TM Number||TM 67250|
|Contents||Isidorus, De Officiis; Homiliae; etc.|
Script, by more than one scribe, is a well-formed, neat pre-Caroline minuscule somewhat reminiscent of Schaffhausen Min. 80 (CLA 7.1003): the open form of a predominates; d has two forms; i-longa occurs both initially and medially (Iustitia, cuIus); the shoulder of r is high and extends over the following letter; the descender of y curves to the left; ti ligature is used for hard and soft ti. Later additions are an 'orologium' entered on foll. 211v–212 (saec. VIII–IX), a litany mentioning Louis the Pious on foll. 212v–213v (saec. IX), an effaced entry 'beriuuig (?) episc (?)' on fol. 181v (saec. IX), glosses on fol. 213v (saec. X), and a Runic alphabet on fol. 211 (saec. X).
☛Bischoff, Katalog 1 p. 364 no. 1735. ☛Kurz, Die handschriftliche Überlieferung p. 215.
|Last modified||17 May 2019|