|Date||VI (501 - 600)|
|Origin and Provenance||
Origin uncertain; the probability is that the MS was written in Italy and constitutes one of the excellent sixth-century Italian models which were available in Northumbria.
|TM Number||TM 66257|
|Contents||Testamentum Vetus (1 Mcc. 6.59–7.2).|
Script is well-shaped regular uncial, but not of the oldest type. It is characterized by the pronounced hair-line finials to F and L, by the shallow looped bow of uncial A, the thin tail of G, and the full bows of Ꝺ and P, which are imitated in Northumbrian uncial.
☛Gneuss no. 245. ☛Lowe, Palaeographical papers 2, p. 475–6.
|Last modified||31 July 2017|