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CLA 258
  • Oxford United Kingdom Bodleian Library Lincoln College MS. 92 (foll. 165–166)
Script Anglo-Saxon Majuscule
Date VIII¹ (701 - 750)
Origin and Provenance

Written in England, probably in Northumbria. Used as fly-leaves to a manuscript of Seneca, Tragoediae X in fourteenth-century Italian Gothic. On deposit in the Bodleian Library.

CLA Vol. 2
TM Number TM 66344
Support Parchment
Contents Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Lc 8.13–50).
Script Commentary

Script is a well-formed, bold Anglo-Saxon majuscule. Uncial , N, R, S occur: R invariably uncial, now uncial, now minuscule, N, S only occasionally minuscule; uncial A also occurs, but only at line-ends.


☛CLA first-edition date (VIII) changed to follow second edition. ☛McGurk, Gospel books no. 36.

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