|Date||VIII¹ (701 - 750)|
|Origin and Provenance||
Written in North Italy, to judge from its script, and in the same scriptorium as Vatic. Lat. 5763 (CLA 1.39), a twin manuscript of Isidore’s Etymologiae given to Bobbio by Boniprandus. At Weissenburg at least by the fourteenth century, as is proved by the shelf-mark on fol. 1, found also in other Weissenburg manuscripts. Came to Wolfenbüttel in 1690.
|TM Number||TM 67525|
|Contents||Isidorus, Etymologiae (1–20).|
Script, by several hands, is a rapid cursive minuscule mainly of the North Italian type: i-longa is frequent; ligatures with suprascript a and fl with l subscript are frequent; one form of ri with the long downward stroke to the right is noteworthy; typical of North Italy is the st ligature; ti ligature is used indifferently for hard and soft ti. One hand seen on fol. 160v shows a curious mixture of North Italian and Merovingian cursive. Some contemporary notes in North Italian syllabic tachygraphy. Corrections partly contemporary, partly saec. IX–X. A Latin entry in uncial saec. VII was written on fol. 233 (palimpsest of Greek Gospels saec. VI) before the leaf was re-used for Isidore.
☛CLA date (VIII) changed to follow Scriptorium 60 (2006), p. 20–1. ☛Index Tironianorum.
|Last modified||08 April 2022|