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Volume / Number: S / 1761

CLA 1761
  • Solothurn Switzerland Zentralbibliothek S I 539
Script Rhaetian Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written in a Rhaetian centre. The fragments were used for binding a German New Testament printed at Tübingen in 1532.

CLA Vol. S
TM Number TM 67894
Support Parchment
Contents Origenes-Rufinus, Homiliae in Genesim (16.3–6).
Script Commentary

Script is well-formed Rhaetian minuscule with long ascenders and descenders: most ascenders lean markedly to the left, and the shaft of h is often curved; open a and have the characteristic forms; u occurs suprascript at line-end; y is short and undotted; the ri ligature has the cursive form, a feature of this script.

Last modified 03 May 2019