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Volume / Number: S1 / 1861

CLA 1861
  • Schweinfurt Germany Stadtarchiv Fragm. 3
Script Anglo-Saxon Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written in Germany in a centre with Anglo-Saxon traditions. Formerly used as a binding for a book printed at Wittenberg in 1564 which belonged to Leonhard Bausch (†1636) and then to his son Johann Lorenz Bausch (1605–65).

CLA Vol. S1
TM Number TM 68722
Support Parchment
Contents Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Vulgata, Lc 1.20–24, 31–36).
Script Commentary

Script is an expert Anglo-Saxon minuscule with long descenders: a has two forms; D is uncial; e is tall and mostly open. Two suprascript corrections, also in Anglo-Saxon minuscule.

Last modified 03 May 2019