|Script||Anglo-Saxon Cursive Minuscule|
|Date||VIII² (751 - 800)|
|Origin and Provenance||
Written in England, probably in the North, in a centre with Irish traditions; the second leaf was a fly-leaf to the tenth-century Latin-Saxon glossary Cotton Cleopatra A. III; the first leaf was found among debris in the Cotton collection and was a fly-leaf of Cotton Vitellius A.XIX.
|TM Number||TM 66288|
|Contents||Augustinus, De Consensu Evangelistarum (3.18–23, 25).|
Script is an expert, rapid, and crowded Anglo-Saxon minuscule with many cursive elements: characteristic are the (uncial) ꝺ following open a, with the top stroke made like an Insular m-stroke, the g often resembling an elongated s, and the T with the cross-stroke often suspended and spreading to right and left of the upright; especially numerous are ligatures with i (fi, hi, mi, ni, ri, si, **tiv, ui); the ligature fi has a curious resemblance to an ꞅ with a sinuous s-like stroke crossing the top (cf. CLA 2.270).
☛CLA first-edition provenance changed to follow second edition by adding information about fly-leaf.
|Last modified||18 July 2017|