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CLA 247
  • Oxford United Kingdom Bodleian Library MS. Lat. Class. f. 5 (P)
Script b-d Uncial
Date IV (301 - 400)
Origin and Provenance

Found at Oxyrhynchus, Egypt. Acquired by the Bodleian in 1923.

CLA Vol. 2
TM Number TM 61430
Support Papyrus
Contents Livius, Ab Urbe Condita (1.5.7–6.1).
Script Commentary

Script is a curious, well-formed type of uncial in which b and d have the half-uncial form; R is in the transition stage; S recalls the form in the Livy Epitome (see CLA 2.208), of which it seems to be a further development; the bow of uncial A is pointed.


☛CLA first-edition date (IV–V) changed to follow second edition; first-edition script changed to follow second edition (adding 'further development' comment). ☛R. Seider, Paläographie II.1 no. 36, pl. XX. ☛Cavenaile, CPL 35. ☛DCLP.

Last modified 13 July 2021