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Volume / Number: 11 / 1611

CLA 1611
  • St Petersburg Russia Russian National Library Lat. F. v. VI. 3
Script Early Caroline Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written doubtless at Corbie. Came to St-Germain-des-Prés, Paris, in 1638. It was bound together with a collection of Vitae Sanctorum now forming MS F. v. I. 12, CLA 11.1608, 1609, 1610. For later history see CLA 11.1608.

CLA Vol. 11
TM Number TM 67776
Support Parchment
Contents Tractatus de Morbis Mulierum, etc.
Script Commentary

Script by several hands, some recalling Maurdramn minuscule, some (especially on foll. 23v, 24, 25) of a more ordinary minuscule: open a (often resembling two successive c's) more frequent than a; the club-shaped ascenders and the forms of f and s recall Maurdamn style; N is frequent in the minuscule; numerous ligatures including nꞇ and or, even in mid-word. The texts from fol. 38v on, beginning with a poem by the Irishman Israel, seem to be tenth-century additions.


☛Bischoff, Katalog 2 no. 2316.

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