|Date||VIII (701 - 800)|
|Origin and Provenance||
Written in France, presumably in the North-east, probably in the scriptorium which produced MSS Berlin Phill. 1743 (CLA 8.1060), The Hague, Museum Meerm.-Westr. 10 B 4, and the somewhat more recent Paris Lat. 2034 (CLA 5.540). Later belonged to Fulda where it bore the shelf-mark 'IIII or. 4'. Came to Kassel in or after 1632.
|TM Number||TM 67280|
|Contents||Isidorus, Liber Prooemiorum (42–44); Augustinus, Homiliae; Defensor, Liber Scintillarum.|
Script is pre-Caroline minuscule by several hands: ascenders are long and thin; two forms of a occur; the shafts of b and l have a break at the foot; b occasionally has a tag to the right, as in a-b script; the shaft of d by one hand (on foll. 90 f., 93v f., 96v f.) leans greatly to the left; the shaft of h also often curves to the left; one hand uses the distinctly Merovingian form of p; noteworthy is a form of ꞇ (in one hand) looped to the left and horned to the right; x sometimes resembles cx; y is v-shaped and dotted; z sweeps below the line and often has a characteristic spur added to the right; numerous ligatures, including the Italian-looking ce and ti ligature (for hard and soft ti). A probatio pennae in Caroline minuscule saec. IX, under Insular influence, on the back fly-leaf. The manuscript has a Carolingian binding.
|Last modified||13 July 2017|