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Volume / Number: 3 / 329

CLA 329
  • Milan Italy Biblioteca Ambrosiana *D. 23 Sup.
Script Irish Majuscule
Date VIII (701 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Origin uncertain, probably Ireland. Formerly used as fly-leaves to the Insular MS of Orosius, Ambros. D. 23 sup. (see CLA 3.328).

CLA Vol. 3
TM Number TM 66426
Support Parchment
Contents Isidorus, Liber Differentiarum (38.146–40.167).
Script Commentary

Script is an ungainly, inexpert, imitative Irish majuscule with d, N, R and r, ; the upper parts of a as of the bow of d and q are concave; the cross-stroke of N is strikingly high-waisted; X is very curious with its final stroke not crossing the first but acting as its support.

Last modified 22 June 2017