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CLA 26a
Shelfmarks
  • Vatican City Italy Biblioteca del Vaticano Lat. 5750 [palimpsest new]
  • Milan Italy Biblioteca Ambrosiana E. 147 sup. [palimpsest new]
Script Half-Uncial
Date VII (601 - 700)
Origin and Provenance

Written in Italy, presumably at Bobbio. The MS was No. 135 in the Bobbio inventory of 1461. The part now in Milan was removed from Bobbio in 1606 by Cardinal F. Borromeo; the part now in the Vatican came there in 1618.

CLA Vol. 1
TM Number TM 66121
Support Parchment
Contents Acta Synodi I Chalcedonensis.
Script Commentary

The first line of a new Actio is in red uncial. Script an awkward half-uncial, by a not very expert scribe: the tall shafts are topped by a hair-line; the shafts and curve of S are strongly contrasted; the letter A is uncial and the bow is expanded; G is compressed and hardly goes below the line; the cross-stroke of T tends to form a loop at the left; the bar of N curves. Corrections and insertions in fine North Italian cursive saec. VII. The abbreviation for nostram on Vatic. 5750, p. 13, seems to be in Irish minuscule saec. VIII.

Notes

☛P. Engelbert, Rev. Béned. 78 (1968), p. 237–8. ☛Index Tironianorum.

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