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Volume / Number: 10 / 1588

CLA 1588
  • Utrecht Netherlands University Library 1003 (var. 426)
Script Pre-Caroline Minuscule
Date VIII (701 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written in North-east France, presumably in the scriptorium that produced Boulogne 42 (47), St Gall 552, and the now lost Chartres MS 106 (CLA 6.748). The fragment served as fly-leaf of a printed book, which formerly belonged to the abbey of St Laurentius in Oostbroek.

CLA Vol. 10
TM Number TM 67753
Support Parchment
Contents Gregorius Magnus, Dialogi (4.52–53, 57–58).
Script Commentary

Script is a firm pre-Caroline minuscule of French type, resembling that of Boulogne 42 (47) and St Gall 552 (CLA 6.736; 7.942): a has the open form; is far more frequent than d; ascenders and descenders are longish; ligatures include ei, ep, ri.

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