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Volume / Number: S / 1746

CLA 1746
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 9377 (fol. 3)
Script Anglo-Saxon Majuscule
Date VIII¹ (701 - 750)
Origin and Provenance

Written apparently in a Northumbrian centre, to judge by the script. Reached France by the eighth century as marginal notes show. For later history, see the preceding item.

CLA Vol. S
TM Number TM 67883
Support Parchment
Contents Testamentum Novum, Epistulae Pauli (Vulgata, 2 Cor 5.12–7.11).
Script Commentary

Script is somewhat compressed calligraphic Anglo-Saxon majuscule written with a broad pen: d and n have two forms, the minuscule predominating; p has the open bow ending in a comma-like thickening; r could easily be mistaken for n; s has two forms. To be compared with the previously mentioned manuscript of Pliny (CLA 10.1578). Liturgical notes in Luxeuil script on the recto; the note on the verso is decidedly French with the characteristic sickle-shaped u.


☛Ganz, Luxeuil: Liturgical notes in Luxeuil minuscule.

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