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Volume / Number: 8 / 1137

CLA 1137
  • Kassel Germany Universitätsbibliothek 2° Ms. theol. 25 (fly-leaves)
Script Anglo-Saxon Minuscule
Date VIII² (751 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written most likely in an Anglo-Saxon centre in Germany, perhaps at Fulda itself. Later dismembered and used for bookbindings. Came to Kassel about 1632.

CLA Vol. 8
TM Number TM 67276
Support Parchment
Contents Testamentum Vetus (Vulgata, Ps 118.31–107).
Script Commentary

Script is a somewhat compressed Anglo-Saxon minuscule recalling Northumbrian models: the upper parts of the two bows of a form one straight horizontal line (a similar form is seen in Kassel Theol. Fol. 24, CLA 8.1136); n and r are easily confused.

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