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Volume / Number: 9 / 1381

CLA 1381
  • Wolfenbüttel Germany Herzog August Bibliothek Helmst. 496a
Script Anglo-Saxon Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written in an Anglo-Saxon centre in Germany, presumably at Fulda. The typical fifteenth-century Fulda shelf-mark stands on the front cover. Later in the possession of Mathias Flacius Illyricus (†1575), acquired in 1597 by Duke Heinrich Julius von Braunschweig and donated in 1618 by Duke Friedrich Ulrich to the library of Helmstedt University.

CLA Vol. 9
TM Number TM 67520
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Contents Capitulare Ecclesiasticum; Augustinus, Sermones (Explanatio Symboli Apostolici, Explanatio Orationis Dominice).
Script Commentary

Script, by more than one scribe, is Anglo-Saxon minuscule of a distinct type, characterized by with a pointed chest and very long descenders. Marginalia and German glosses in contemporary Insular minuscule (e.g. foll. 4v, 5).

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