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Volume / Number: 9 / 1267

CLA 1267
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  • Munich Germany Bayerische Staatsbibliothek CLM 6302
Script Early Caroline Minuscule
Date VIII ex (776 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written at Freising, to judge by certain features our manuscript has in common with CLM 6312 (9.1273). The volume later belonged to the cathedral library: the familiar twelfth-century Freising ex-libris stands on fol. 1.

CLA Vol. 9
TM Number TM 67408
Support Parchment
Contents Ps- Isidorus, De Ordine Creaturarum; etc.
Script Commentary

Script is a fairly graceful minuscule, apparently by one hand, closely related to the hand seen in CLM 6312, fol. 23 (see 9.1273): characteristic are the ligatures OR, UR, US; noteworthy is the variety of forms of capital Q. The formula 'DEO GRATIAS AGO FINIT' has an Irish flavour; all the texts in the volume suggest an Irish connection.

Notes

☛CLA date (VIII–IX) changed to follow Bischoff. ☛Bischoff, Südostdeutschen Schreibschulen 1 no. 18. ☛Bischoff, Katalog 2 no. 3038.

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