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Volume / Number: 2 / 142

CLA 142
Shelfmarks
  • New Haven, Conn. USA Yale University, Beinecke Library MS 440 (p. 11–14)
Script Uncial
Date VII–VIII (601 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably in North Italy.

CLA Vol. 2
TM Number TM 66242
Support Parchment
Contents Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Mc 15.46–16.20).
Script Commentary

Script is a striking but artificial late uncial; there is marked contrast between the thick and thin strokes; descenders taper off to a hair-line; the bow of uncial A has a peculiar triangular form; the shaded cross-stroke of X is suspended above the line.

Notes

☛Formerly Cheltenham, Phillipps Collection 1329 (p. 11–14).

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