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CLA 13
  • Vatican City Italy Biblioteca del Vaticano Lat. 3256
  • Tübingen Germany Universitätsbibliothek Codex Augusteus (Codex A)
Script Square Capital
Date V med–VI in (451 - 525)
Origin and Provenance

Origin probably Italy. The MS was at St Denis, Paris, certainly by saec. XV; the four Vatican leaves belonged to C. Dupuy (†1594): two were given by him to Fulvio Orsini in 1574, the other two in 1575; G. H. Pertz (†1876) bought the three Berlin leaves at the van Limborch auction at The Hague in 1862.

CLA Vol. 1
TM Number TM 65879
Support Parchment
Contents Vergilius, Georgica (1.41–280, 3.181–220).
Name Codex Augusteus. (A)
Script Commentary

Script bold and regular, recalling lapidary style.


☛CLA date (IV) changed. ☛The Tübingen portion was formerly Berlin, Staatsbibliothek Ms. Lat. F. 416. ☛The Tübingen portion is CLA 8.**13. ☛Steffens, Paléographie latine, Pl. 12.

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