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Volume / Number: 9 / 1236

CLA 1236
  • Munich Germany Hauptstaatsarchiv Raritäten-selekt 108 (now lost)
Script Anglo-Saxon Majuscule
Date VIII (721 - 755)
Origin and Provenance

Written in England or in a Continental centre under Anglo-Saxon influence. The contents of the calendar point to Northumbria to judge by the depositions. Provenance a religious house in South Bavaria, possibly Tegernsee: a ninth-century entry records the dedication of the church in the monastery of St Arsacius at Illmünster in the diocese of Freising. The original leaf was last seen in 1939.

CLA Vol. 9
TM Number TM 67377
Support Parchment
Contents Calendarium (fragm.).
Script Commentary

Script is a compressed Anglo-Saxon majuscule verging on minuscule: n and r are easily confused. A number of additions to the ecclesiastical calendar as well as church dedications and various obits are entered in Anglo-Saxon or Caroline minuscule by different hands, saec. VIII–IX.


☛Bischoff, Südostdeutschen Schreibschulen 1 p. 167. ☛Gamber, CLLA 413, dates to 721–755.

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