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Volume / Number: 8 / 1151

CLA 1151
  • Cologne Germany Dombibliothek 54
Script Early Caroline Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written presumably at Cologne, under Hildebald who became its archbishop in 799 and died in 819: the inscription 'CODEX SCI PETRI SUB PIO PATRE HILDIBALDO ARCHI·EPO SCRIPTUS' stands on fol. 1. For modern history, see CLA 8.1146; its Darmstadt number was 2049.

CLA Vol. 8
TM Number TM 67289
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Contents Hieronymus, Commentarii in Prophetas Minores (Abd, Ion, Na); Origenes, Homiliae (38, 39); Arius, Epistula ad Eusebium.
Script Commentary

Script, by two scribes, is early Caroline minuscule: a has two forms; the shaft of h often leans to the left; suprascript u occurs s-shaped; noteworthy is the not infrequent use of barred z; the Insular ligatures mi and ni occur. Contemporary corrections by more than one hand.


☛Bischoff, Katalog 1 no. 1890.

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