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CLA 155
Shelfmarks
  • Durham United Kingdom Cathedral Library C.IV.8 (fly-leaf)
  • Kassel Germany Landesbibliothek MS Theol. 266
  • Bad-Hersfeld Germany Stadtarchiv Lat. 4 No. 8
  • Columbia, Mo. USA University of Missouri Fragm. Manuscripta 8
Script Anglo-Saxon Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Origin uncertain. Script suggests a Continental home, presumably in the Germanic area. The book to which this fragment serves as a fly-leaf belonged to Thomas Rud (1668–1733), who gave it to the Cathedral Library.

CLA Vol. 2
TM Number TM 66259
Support Parchment
Contents Gregorius Magnus, Moralia in Iob (23.47–49, 31.9-11, 35.21–22, 35:23–26).
Script Commentary

Script is a pointed minuscule of a distinct type; has the uncial form; theta-like e occurs; g has two forms, one resembling a flat-topped elongated 3, the other with a curiously sharp and protruding middle; r and descend well below the line.

Notes

☛Bischoff, Katalog 1 no. 965.

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