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CLA 182
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  • London United Kingdom British Library Burney MS 340
  • St Petersburg Russia Russian National Library Lat. F. v. I. 4
Script Uncial
Date VII (601 - 700)
Origin and Provenance

Written certainly in France, presumably at Corbie; mentioned in several old Corbie catalogues. Its number was 28 + 230. The Corbie ex-libris (saec. XIII) is seen on fol. 1. Removed to St Germain-des-Prés, Paris, in 1638, in which library it was No. 197. During the French Revolution a portion was acquired by Dubrowsky and taken to St Petersburg. The British Museum acquired its part with the Burney MSS in 1818.

CLA Vol. 2
TM Number TM 66286
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Contents Origenes, Homiliae de Visionibus Balaam; Johannes Chrysostomus, De Reparatione Lapsi.
Script Commentary

Script is an important example of French uncial: B has a strikingly protruding lower bow; often resembles an O with a stem-like top; G occasionally ends in a horizontal tag; the two bows of uncial M sometimes rise branch-like above the middle stem; the upper horizontal of Z is sinuous and projects to the right. Notae Tironianae occur.

Notes

Index Tironianorum.

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