|Date||VIII–IX (780 - 820)|
|Origin and Provenance||
Written in England, probably in some Wessex centre, to judge by resemblance to the British Museum Cotton Charter VIII. 36. Was certainly at Canterbury in the fourteenth century: on the front fly-leaf (fol. IVv) 'Di. III. G IIII. Liber sancti Augustini Canterburiensis' (saec. XIV). Presented to the Bodleian by Sir Walter Cope in 1602.
|TM Number||TM 66326|
|Contents||Philippus, Expositio in Iob (1–2).|
Script is a bold, expert Anglo-Saxon minuscule with several cursive elements; noteworthy features are the elongated top strokes of g and ꞇ; the bow of p and the final stroke of m at word-ends have a tiny extra stroke; suprascript sickle-shaped u occurs; the ri ligature has a short tail. The first page and some initial lines are in slender Anglo-Saxon majuscule.
|Last modified||30 April 2019|