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Volume / Number: 8 / 1159

CLA 1159
  • Cologne Germany Dombibliothek 165
Script Half-Uncial
Date VII–VIII (680 - 720)
Origin and Provenance

Origin uncertain, manifestly a centre under Insular influence. For modern history, see CLA 8.1146; its Darmstadt number was 2149.

CLA Vol. 8
TM Number TM 67297
Support Parchment
Contents Vitae Patrum.
Script Commentary

Script is a not very expert, but careful half-uncial: a has the closed form; uncial A used in the titles is noteworthy; uncial 𐌾 occurs here and there; the oblique of N meets the second upright well above the base-line; the top of curves low down at the left; the first stroke of u is almost c-shaped; a script showing Insular influence is seen on fol. 6v (8 lines). Some Merovingian scribbles on fol. 118v .


☛Dated VII ex by Handschriftenzcensus Rheinland (Wiesbaden 1993). ☛Dated VII ex–VIII in by Glaube und Wissen im Mittelalter (Munich 1998). ☛Dated VIII¹ in Wood 2017.

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