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Volume / Number: S / 1808

CLA 1808
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  • Trier Germany Stadtbibliothek fr. without number (Kasten III, Gregorius-Blatt)
Script Luxeuil Minuscule
Date VII ex (676 - 700)
Origin and Provenance

Written at Luxeuil or an affiliated house. Provenance unknown.

CLA Vol. S
TM Number TM 67933
Support Parchment
Contents Gregorius Magnus, Dialogi (3.1).
Script Commentary

Script is apparently an early stage of the Luxeuil type with letters compressed, reminiscent of Merovingian charters: the bow of d after o is open; i-longa occurs initially; o has a tiny horn curving to the right; script on the whole leans to the left; ascenders and descenders are unusually long; ri and ligatures with t are frequent; ti ligature is used for both the hard and soft sounds.

Notes

☛Tewes, Luxeuil No. 16, dates to VII ex–VIII in.

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