Skip to content

Volume / Number: 10 / 1579

CLA 1579
  • Leiden Netherlands Universiteitsbibliotheek Vossius Lat. Folio 26
Script Uncial and Early Caroline Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written presumably at Amiens, to judge by similarities in script and abbreviations to the Bamberg Jerome, written for Jesse, bishop of Amiens (799–836). Belonged later to St Peter's at Ghent, whose ex-libris saec. XII–XIII is seen on fol. 49v. This folio, once detached, came into the possession of Bonaventura Vulcanius whose collection is now part of the Leiden library; it was bound as number 7 in the miscellany MS 108, but is now restored to its proper place.

CLA Vol. 10
TM Number TM 67744
Support Parchment
Contents Glossar Affatim; Ps- Dositheus, Glossae; Eucherius, Glossae Spirituales; Athanasius, De Ratione Paschae.
Script Commentary

Script is in part (for words to be defined) uncial of a distinct type: ends in a horizontal finial; the oblique of N is low; FF and LL run together; and in part (for definitions) a well-developed early Caroline minuscule: a and open a (with the upper end of the two c's very fine); uncial and N occur; ligatures are frequent, including mi. Notae Tironianae seen on foll. 21v and 23. A Greek alphabet and chronological lists entered by various ninth-century hands (fol. 49v). Additions to the text saec. IX and XII.


Index Tironianorum.

Last modified 29 April 2019