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Volume / Number: 11 / 1649

CLA 1649
  • Chicago, Ill. USA Newberry Library Fragm. 2
Script Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written apparently in some French scriptorium, probably in Burgundy; to be compared with Verona 52 (50) (CLA 4.505). Later history unknown.

CLA Vol. 11
TM Number TM 67810
Support Parchment
Contents Excerpta ex Patribus.
Script Commentary

Script is a curious minuscule noteworthy for the frequent use of uncial R (even in the same word with minuscule r): a has two forms, the open a predominating; e often has a forestroke; g resembles Arabic 3; i-longa occurs initially and goes below the line.


☛Codex purpureus. ☛Bischoff, Katalog 1 no. 901.

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