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Volume / Number: 8 / 1181

CLA 1181
  • Dresden Germany Sächsische Landesbibliothek,Nr.1
  • Fulda Germany Bischofliches Priesterseminar MS Theol. 7/1 (fragm.)
Script Anglo-Saxon Minuscule
Date VIII ex (776 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written in an Anglo-Saxon centre in Germany. S.**1181 entry: Fulda fragment was salvaged from the binding of Robert Belarminius, Recognitio librorum omnium Rob. Card. Bellarminii, etc., Ingolstadii, 1608.

CLA Vol. 8
TM Number TM 67322
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Contents Scottus Anonymus, Commentarius in Matthaeum (fragm.).
Script Commentary

Script is an Anglo-Saxon minuscule of a distinct Germanic type: noteworthy are the long ascenders and descenders and the theta-shaped e; a has both open and closed forms; g has three forms one with protruding chest, one resembling an elongated numeral 3 with a tiny top, and in ligature with i a form resembling an elongated s.


☛Correcting Lowe's statement 'Dresden portion perished in 1945.' ☛Bischoff, Katalog 1 no. 1048.

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