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Volume / Number: 11 / 1623

CLA 1623
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  • St Petersburg Russia Russian National Library Lat. O. v. I. 2
Script Half-Uncial
Date VIII¹–VIII med (701 - 775)
Origin and Provenance

Written in North-east France and possibly at Corbie, where in the eighth century it was bound together with a manuscript of Matthew in the Old Latin version (see next item), of which it was manifestly a continuation. Both parts migrated together to St-Germain-des-Prés in 1638, in which library they received the number 21, later 1200. Acquired by Peter Dubrowsky in 1791 and by the Imperial Library in 1805.

CLA Vol. 11
TM Number TM 67788
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Contents Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Vulgata, Mc 1.1–5.2).
Script Commentary

Script is a late half-uncial: g is somewhat pinched; both N and n are used; pointed v occurs suprascript at line-end; the left limb of x turns in; the stem of y descends below the line; ligatures of NS, NT, and us occur at line-end. An exorcism in cursive saec. VIII beginning at the end of the manuscript of Matthew on fol. 76v and ending on fol. 79 (fol. 1 of our manuscript) proves that the two manuscripts, though different in size, were united by that time.

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