|Date||VI–VII (580 - 620)|
|Origin and Provenance||
Origin uncertain: the codex was probably written either in Italy or France. Mounted by Sir Robert Cotton inside a border cut from an illuminated fifteenth-century MS bearing the arms of Charles the Bold, and set into a parchment fly-leaf prefixed to four leaves of the purple sixth-century Greek uncial MS of the Gospels known as Codex Purpureus Petropolitanus (N).
|TM Number||TM 66296|
|Contents||Gregorius Magnus, Homiliae in Evangelia (fragm.).|
Script is a regular, well-formed half-uncial; the shoulder of r is high; ꞅ occasionally descends below the line; i-longa is used in words like In, eIus.
☛Papyrus fragment mounted in fol. 1 of the Breviary of Margaret of York (London, BL Cotton Titus C XV). ☛R. Babcock, 'A papyrus codex of Gregory the Great’s Forty Homilies on the Gospels (London, Cottontitus C. XV)' Scriptorium 54 (2000) 280–289.
|Last modified||30 April 2019|