|Date||VIII² (751 - 800)|
|Origin and Provenance||
Written probably in Northumbria, but an Anglo-Saxon centre in Germany is not to be excluded. Belonged apparently to the Hersfeld abbey library; both fragments were used in 1589 for binding records of the Hersfeld hospital.
|TM Number||TM 67360|
|Contents||Testamentum Vetus (Vulgata, 2 Par 13.6–21, 15.1–16.14, 17.17–18.13).|
Script is a compressed Anglo-Saxon majuscule by a well-trained scribe: ꝺ and d, S and ꞅ, n regularly minuscule, r mostly; noteworthy are the round form of a, which predominates, g occasionally resembling a flat-topped, elongated numeral 3, open q at the beginning of words, and y with both branches curving to the right; numerous ligatures.
|Last modified||13 July 2017|