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CLA 324
Shelfmarks
  • Milan Italy Biblioteca Ambrosiana C. 105 inf. (foll. 1, 9) [palimpsest]
Script Cursive Minuscule
Date VI (501 - 600)
Origin and Provenance

Written presumably in Italy, probably in the North. Used for rewriting the text of Hegesippus in the eighth century.

CLA Vol. 3
TM Number TM 66421
Support Parchment
Contents Carmen de Septem Fratribus Machabaeis; Recepta Medica.
Script Commentary

Script is a rapid but expert impressionistic cursive minuscule in which strokes often remain unjoined: the oblique stroke of N starts below the head line and is curved; i is long initially, also when following letter r or t; suprascript cup-shaped u is frequent.

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