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Volume / Number: 3 / 323a

CLA 323a
Shelfmarks
  • Milan Italy Biblioteca Ambrosiana C. 105 inf. (foll. 136, 140–149, 151–153, 158–219) [palimpsest old]
Script Half-Uncial
Date V–VI (480 - 520)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably in North Italy in a centre of noble calligraphic tradition. Restored in the eighth century in a rather clumsy way by an inferior scribe using poor parchment.

CLA Vol. 3
TM Number TM 66420
Support Parchment
Contents Ps- Hegesippus, De Bello Iudaico.
Script Commentary

Script is a very expert and graceful half-uncial unlike the type usually found in MSS which have come down through Bobbio: a is almost uncial; the hasta of e is high; the upward strokes of f and are beautifully rounded; the oblique stroke of N starts low; z sweeps down boldly below the line; the bow of initial q is a fine oval; i-longa occurs initially and here and there after r or .

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