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Volume / Number: 11 / 1591

CLA 1591
  • Esztergom Hungary Erzbischöfliche Simor-Bibliothek 2-36-4/7859. Fragm.
Script Anglo-Saxon Minuscule
Date VIII² (751 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written most likely in England, possibly in an Anglo-Saxon centre on the Continent. Our fragment was removed from the binding of a fifteenth-century Latin-German prayer book, which belonged to cardinal János Simor, archbishop of Esztergom (†1891).

CLA Vol. 11
TM Number TM 67756
Support Parchment
Contents Gregorius Magnus, Homiliae in Ezechielem (1.12.5–6).
Script Commentary

Script is not very expert Anglo-Saxon minuscule with a considerable admixture of majuscule: a and s are regularly majuscule; d and r have two forms.


☛Shelfmark added (‘It could not be located in 1963 (teste L. Mezey)’).

Last modified 26 September 2022