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Volume / Number: S2 / 1876

CLA 1876
Shelfmarks
  • Milan Italy Biblioteca Ambrosiana C 228 inf. (fol. 184) [palimpsest new]
Script Uncial
Date VIII¹ (701 - 750)
Origin and Provenance

Written in Northem Italy, probably at Verona. Perhaps served as a pastedown for the original covers (now removed) of the main manuscript, which was No. 25 in the Bobbio inventory of 1461.

CLA Vol. S2
TM Number TM 118668
Support Parchment
Contents Gregorius Magnus, Moralia in Iob (5.33–4).
Script Commentary

Script is an ungainly uncial of irregular size and shape with letters sometimes wandering from the imaginary baseline: A is usually smaller than other letters; descenders of F and P extend into the line below; the oblique stroke of N is sometimes almost horizontal the bow of R is usually open; the top of T forms a loop at the left, and the shaft terminates in a curve to the right; the second stroke of X extends considerably below the base-line.

Notes

☛M. C. Ferrari in Lehner and Berschin (eds.), Lateinische Kultur im VIII. Jahrhundert. Traube-Gedenkschrift p. 73–7.

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Last modified 23 June 2017