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CLA 250
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  • Oxford United Kingdom Bodleian Library MS Lat. Th. d. 3 [S.C. 31383]
Script Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably in North Italy. The MS belonged to Count Donato Silva of the Milanese family of Silva (saec. XVII), and to Ricardo Heredia (Comte de Benakaris). Bought by the Bodleian from Quaritch in 1891.

CLA Vol. 2
TM Number TM 66337
Support Parchment
Contents Isidorus, Quaestiones in Vetus Testamentum (in Genesim, fragm.); Ps- Beda, Commentarius in Pentateuchum.
Script Commentary

Script is by two distinct hands, neither very calligraphic: ligatures of ae, ri, te, ti occur; specially remarkable is the use of a ligature of uncial R after a letter with a bow; the cursive ligature cc occurs often in 'ecclesia'; g has a compressed half-uncial form; l is often broken; z is 2-shaped as in the MS of Canons, Verona 61 (59) saec. VII–VIII.

Notes

☛Bischoff, Katalog 2 no. 3812. ☛M. Gorman, Revue bénédictine 106 (1996), p. 79–83.

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