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Volume / Number: 3 / 306

CLA 306
  • Milan Italy Biblioteca Ambrosiana L 120 Sup. (Codex B) (foll. 113–120) [palimpsest old]
Script Mixed Half-Uncial
Date V–VI (480 - 520)
Origin and Provenance

Written no doubt in the Eastern part of the Roman Empire. Re-used about 1100 for copying a Christian work in Arabic. Acquired by the Ambrosian Library in 1910 from a dealer. The actual place of origin or provenance is unknown.

CLA Vol. 3
TM Number TM 62964
Support Parchment
Contents Vergilius, Aeneis cum versione Graeca (1.588–608, 649–68, 689–708, 729–33, 735–48).
Script Commentary

Script is a small and somewhat mannered half-uncial of an early or mixed type: uncial A and G are uncial;. b, d, m, and r are half-uncial; m and r have the rectangular form (see CLA 2.248); the cross-stroke stroke of has a downward finial at both ends; i-longa is the rule initially.


☛Formerly Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana Cimelio MS 3. ☛Scappaticcio, Papyri Vergilianae 7 (date IV–V). ☛Cavenaile, CPL 7.

Last modified 30 April 2019