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Volume / Number: 10 / 1514

CLA 1514
Shelfmarks
  • Vienna Austria Österreichische Nationalbibliothek Lat. Ser. nov. 3642
Script Anglo-Saxon Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (701 - 900)
Origin and Provenance

Written presumably in an Anglo-Saxon centre on the Continent, to judge by the script. The fragment was used as a jacket for a book which in 1573 was at Innsbruck according to a note on fol. 1.

CLA Vol. 10
TM Number TM 67701
Support Parchment
Contents Vita S Patricii (fragm.).
Script Commentary

Script is an elegant pointed Anglo-Saxon minuscule: d has two forms; descenders of p, q, r, and are very long; the oblique of z thrusts boldly below the line. Numerous corrections by a Caroline hand saec. X–XI.

Last modified 23 June 2017