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Volume / Number: 10 / 1580

CLA 1580
Shelfmarks
  • Leiden Netherlands Universiteitsbibliotheek Vossius Lat. Folio 61
  • Vatican City Italy Biblioteca del Vaticano Lat. 3861
Script Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (701 - 900)
Origin and Provenance

Written in North France and probably in the Corbie area, to judge by the resemblance to the Maurdramn type on some pages. Later history unknown.

CLA Vol. 10
TM Number TM 67745
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Contents Plinius Maior, Naturalis Historia (1–36.97).
Script Commentary

Script, by several hands, is tiny neat, angular minuscule, in part pure Caroline, in part a mixed type with Insular ; some pages (Vatic. fol. 5v, etc.) recall the late Maurdramn type (cf. CLA 6, p. xxiv); a and d have two forms; the ligature et has a curious form. Additions and corrections saec. IX–X. The medical texts on Leiden foll. 68v f., 75v f., etc., have interlinear rubrics saec. XII. Some marginalia saec. XV in the Vatican volume seem by an Italian hand.

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