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Volume / Number: 9 / 1232

CLA 1232
  • Merseburg Germany Domstiftsbibliothek MS 105 (foll. 85–105)
Script Pre-Caroline Minuscule
Date IX¹ (831 - 859)
Origin and Provenance

Written presumably in Northeast France, to judge from the script. The manuscript of the Vita was folded twice presumably to facilitate sending before being bound.

CLA Vol. 9
TM Number TM 67373
Support Parchment
Contents Alcuinus, Vita S Vedasti.
Script Commentary

Script is longish, somewhat slender minuscule of an early type: the tail of g is broad and open; ligatures include ct, ra, and rs. The uncial used in the headings is of a curious angular type suggesting Insular influence: the forms of R and T are noteworthy.


☛CLA date (VIII ex) changed to follow Bischoff, Mittelalterliche Studien 3 (1981), p. 12 n. 32. ☛Bischoff, Katalog 2 no. 2754.

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