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Volume / Number: 2 / 148c

CLA 148c
  • Durham United Kingdom Cathedral Library MS A.II.16 (foll. 103–134)
Script Anglo-Saxon Majuscule
Date VIII (701 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written in Northumbria, manifestly completing an earlier MS of the first three Gospels (see preceding items). The text is a representative of the Amiatinus group. The MS has been used liturgically; in chanting the Passion the letter L marks the beginning of the words of Christ and C the narrator's.

CLA Vol. 2
TM Number TM 66250
Support Parchment
Contents Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Io 1.27–15.10, 16.33–21.81).
Script Commentary

Script is expert, somewhat artificial majuscule; d has normally the minuscule form, N, R, S the uncial; L occasionally sweeps below the line and encloses a following O; the form of Y is noteworthy; Z descends well below the line; i-longa is used occasionally.


☛McGurk, Gospel books no. 12.

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