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Volume / Number: 11 / 1599

CLA 1599
Shelfmarks
  • St Petersburg Russia Russian National Library Lat. F. v. I. 3 (foll. 1–38)
Script Uncial and Anglo-Saxon Minuscule
Date VIII² (751 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably in Northumbria, possibly by Northumbrian scribes in a Continental centre, and in the same scriptorium that produced the manuscript of Jerome on Isaiah with which it is bound (see next item). Belonged to Corbie.

CLA Vol. 11
TM Number TM 67764
Support Parchment
Contents Testamentum Vetus (Vulgata, Iob) cum glossis et expositionibus Philippi Presbyteri.
Script Commentary

Script of the text is uncial of a Northumbrian type: h and M seem to have knobbed finials; LL usually run together; S is distinctly top-heavy. The text was written with disproportionately wide intervals between the lines in order to leave room for glosses; text and glosses can be regarded as contemporary. Script of the glosses is Anglo-Saxon minuscule with r normally short and u often cup-shaped and suprascript; subscript i and o occur; ligature of tio has the o on the top of t, as in the script of the Northumbrian Peregrinus (CLA 9.1283, fig. 2, line 4: excussationis). The Explicit-line has a doxology in a slightly more fanciful minuscule (fol. 38). A corrector saec. XI expanded the unfamiliar abbreviations.

Notes

Index Tironianorum.

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