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Volume / Number: 9 / 1270

CLA 1270
  • Munich Germany Bayerische Staatsbibliothek CLM 6307
Script Pre-Caroline Minuscule
Date VIII² (751 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written no doubt at Freising, by the scribe who wrote CLM 6229 and its companions. The volume belonged to the Freising cathedral library: the usual twelfth-century ex-libris is seen on fol. 1; a printed ex-libris is pasted on the inside of the front cover.

CLA Vol. 9
TM Number TM 67411
Support Parchment
Contents Isidorus, Quaestiones in Vetus Testamentum (Rg); Origenes, Homiliae in Cantica Canticorum; Beda, In Tobiam.
Script Commentary

Script is an early minuscule, by the scribe of CLM 6229 (CLA 9.1251) and the manuscripts enumerated there: capital Q has the peculiar form in which the two arcs cross at the base; noteworthy is the occurrence of the Insular form of this letter several times in the Bede portion (foll. 41v–43).

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