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CLA 121
  • Cambridge United Kingdom Corpus Christi College 69
Script Anglo-Saxon Majuscule
Date VIII (701 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written in England, probably in a Northumbrian centre.

CLA Vol. 2
TM Number TM 66225
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Contents Gregorius Magnus, Homiliae in Evangelia.
Script Commentary

Script is a diluted Anglo-Saxon majuscule by a rather awkward and inexpert scribe: A and S are regularly majuscule, R occasionally. For the last line or lines on each page the scribe drops into Anglo-Saxon minuscule.


☛CLA first-edition date (VIII–IX) and origin (Kent) changed to follow second edition. ☛Brown, In the Beginning No. 57.

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