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CLA 34
  • Vatican City Italy Biblioteca del Vaticano Lat. 5757 [palimpsest new]
Script Uncial
Date VII² (651 - 700)
Origin and Provenance

Written at Bobbio. On p. 1: ‘Liber sancti columbani de bobio’ and the number 10, its place in the inventory of 1461. A fragment of a companion volume, written at the same time but in 19 lines and of somewhat different format, is now Turin F. IV. I, fasc. 2. The Vatican MS was removed from Bobbio in 1618 during the pontificate of Paul V (1605–21).

CLA Vol. 1
TM Number TM 66129
Support Parchment
Contents Augustinus, In Psalmos (118–140).
Script Commentary

Written in well-formed small uncial; the long down-strokes end in a fine hair-line. Summaries of contents arranged triangularly in the margin in uncial. The corrector has added ‘contuli’ in cursive on p. 142 and in uncial on p. 182. Notae Tironianae occur in the margin. Occasional corrections in an Insular hand (see CLA plate and pp. 197, 281). Two lines p. 297 in half-uncial.


☛CLA date (VII) changed to follow Engelbert, Rev. Béned. 78 (1968), pp. 237–8. ☛Page number of half-uncial script (267) corrected. ☛Index Tironianorum.

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