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Volume / Number: S1 / 1835

CLA 1835
  • Leuven Belgium University Library 1094
Script Irish Majuscule
Date VIII¹ (701 - 750)
Origin and Provenance

Written presumably in Ireland. It may have come to North Italy, as there is possibly an analogy with the later attested Milanese liturgy. Probably removed from a binding. Belonged to Henri Omont (1857–1940) whose collection was acquired in 1949–50.

CLA Vol. S1
TM Number TM 68701
Support Parchment
Contents Testamentum Vetus, Pentateuchus; Lectionarium (Vulgata, Gn 4.20–6, 6.9–21)
Script Commentary

Script is careful but not particularly expert Insular majuscule: a is sometimes uncial when followed by e (and also once in ‘Cain’); d and r have the minuscule form; n and N are both used, the former being more frequent; S is more often majuscule. The rubric is written in Insular minuscule.


☛Gamber, CLLA Suppl. 429*.

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