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Volume / Number: 10 / 1452

CLA 1452
  • Sankt Paul im Lavanttal Austria Stiftsbibliothek 2/1 (foll. 21–42)
Script Anglo-Saxon Cursive Minuscule
Date VIII (701 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably in England to judge by the script. Was at Murbach apparently as early as Carolingian times. For later history see preceding item.

CLA Vol. 10
TM Number TM 67639
Support Parchment
Contents Commentarius in Artem Donati.
Script Commentary

Script, by more than one hand, is pointed Anglo-Saxon minuscule with numerous cursive elements; especially the last lines of chapters and pages are written in rapid cursive full of ligature; often resembles a flat-topped 3; e in ligature has its lower bow reversed; various other ligatures. A number of entries in Caroline minuscule showing Anglo-Saxon influence, saec. VIII–IX, on fol. 42. The entry ‘thiot’ probably saec. IX, occurs twice on fol. 21 (cf. ‘thotker’ in CLA 10.1451. The manuscript has clearly been folded lengthwise, it was probably carried in a pocket before it was bound.


☛Formerly Sankt Paul im Lavanttal, Stiftsbibliothek 25.2.16 (foll. 21–42).

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