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Volume / Number: 2 / 192

CLA 192
  • London United Kingdom British Library Cotton MS Titus C. XV (fol. 1)
Script Half-Uncial
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).

CLA Vol. 2
TM Number TM 66296
Support Papyrus
Contents Gregorius Magnus, Homiliae in Evangelia (fragm.).
Script Commentary

Script is a regular, well-formed half-uncial; the shoulder of r is high; 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.

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