|Date||VIII–IX (780 - 820)|
|Origin and Provenance||
Written in a Mercian or South English centre. All the leaves doubtless came from Salisbury, where they were used as fly-leaves: the top of the recto of one of the Cheltenham leaves has the a thirteenth- or fourteenth-century ex libris. The Oxford leaf formerly formed fol. 105 of MS Bodl. 516, which also came from Salisbury.
|TM Number||TM 66345|
|Contents||Testamentum Vetus, Pentateuchus (Nm, Dt, fragm.).|
Script is a pointed Anglo-Saxon minuscule by at least two scribes: descenders strike boldly below the line; l regularly descends below the line even in mid-word; cross-stroke of t often extends unattached from the right of the stem; small horizontal strokes slope upwards to the right. The MS has several features in common with Oxford Bodl. Hatton 93 (CLA 2.241).
☛Formerly Cheltenham, Private collection Phillipps 36183. ☛Formerly Geneva, Fondation Bodmer without number.
|Last modified||30 April 2019|