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Volume / Number: 10 / 1479

CLA 1479
  • Vienna Austria Österreichische Nationalbibliothek Lat. 420
Script Caroline Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written at Salzburg, possibly by scribes from St Amand. Belonged to the Salzburg cathedral library and was removed to Vienna in 1806.

CLA Vol. 10
TM Number TM 67665
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Contents Vitae et Passiones Sanctorum Anni ( Ian.–Dec.).
Script Commentary

Script, by several hands, is calligraphic Caroline minuscule of the St Amand type practised at Salzburg (cf. CLA 10.1463): a has the Caroline form as a rule but with the bow often open at the top; v-shaped u in the group orv; the few ligatures include iꞇ (like nꞇ). Half-uncial occurs here and there at the beginning of a sentence. The Nota Tironiana 'Amen' on fol. 166v.


☛Bischoff, Südostdeutschen Schreibschulen 2 p. 121–2 no. 79. ☛Index Tironianorum.

Last modified 29 April 2019