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Volume / Number: 8 / 1185

CLA 1185
Shelfmarks
  • Düsseldorf Germany Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Hs. K1: B.212
  • New York, N. Y. USA Columbia University, Plimpton Collection 54
  • Werden Germany Propsteiarchiv Fragm. Nr. 1
Script Irish Minuscule
Date VIII (701 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written presumably in Ireland. The fragments served as jackets to sixteenth-century accounts of the monastery of Werden.

CLA Vol. 8
TM Number TM 67326
Support Parchment
Contents Lathcen, Ecloga Gregorii Magni Moralium in Iob (17); Philippus Presbyter, Expositio in Iob.
Script Commentary

Script is irregular Irish minuscule, partly of an early, somewhat angular type, partly pointed and narrow and often cursive: a has two forms; i after r is an s-like flourish and the same flourish is seen in the fi ligature; subscript o is frequent; u is often suprascript and cup-shaped; e in ligature frequently resembles a shallow 8.

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