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Volume / Number: 3 / 316

CLA 316
Shelfmarks
  • Milan Italy Biblioteca Ambrosiana C. 73 inf. [palimpsest old 2]
Script Uncial
Date VIĀ² (551 - 600)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably in Italy; a number of other MSS containing apocryphal matter were used for rewriting about the same time at Bobbio. It is now extremely illegible, and many pages are stained by reagent.

CLA Vol. 3
TM Number TM 66413
Support Parchment
Contents Genesis Parva; Assumptio Moyses.
Script Commentary

Script is rather stiff and regular dignified uncial: the hasta of uncial E is high and the loop closed; the oblique stroke of N is thick; O is broad and the axis is almost vertical; the bow of R comes down low; the general impression is that of a hand accustomed to writing Gothic uncial.

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