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Volume / Number: S / 1686

CLA 1686
  • Düsseldorf Germany Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Hs. K19: Z 8/1
Script Anglo-Saxon Minuscule
Date VIII ex (776 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written in an Anglo-Saxon centre, probably in Germany. Early in the sixteenth century the fragment was used as a jacket for the account of a lepers' house which probably depended from the abbey of Werden; see the entry on the recto: 'Wenemar peters rekenschop van den armen leprosen 1523'.

CLA Vol. S
TM Number TM 67853
Support Parchment
Contents Hieronymus, Commentarii in Isaiam (14–15, fragm.).
Script Commentary

Script is compressed and graceful Anglo-Saxon minuscule: a has two forms; has a protruding chest; i-longa is used initially and medially; ascenders are wedged or club-shaped; ligatures are few and include ei and si in the form used for fi in other scripts. Black Insular majuscule is seen at the opening of Book 15. Small corrections in Caroline minuscule.


☛Bischoff, Katalog 1 no. 1072.

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