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Volume / Number: 3 / 330

CLA 330
  • Milan Italy Biblioteca Ambrosiana D. 30 inf. (fly-leaves)
Script Uncial
Date VII (601 - 700)
Origin and Provenance

Origin very probably Bobbio. Belongs apparently to a set of volumes which made up a Bible, parts of another volume surviving in D. 84 inf. (see CLA 3.333). Formerly used as fly-leaves to a MS of Beda de Temporum Ratione in North Italian minuscule preceded by a calendar in uncial, both scripts saec. IX (836–844).

CLA Vol. 3
TM Number TM 66427
Support Parchment
Contents Testamentum Vetus, Libri sapientales (Vulgata, Sir 45.8–47.13).
Script Commentary

Script is a firm, expert uncial: the bow of uncial A is small, the hasta of uncial E is high; the tail of G sweeps boldly to the left; LL run together; the uprights of N are very fine; many letters have a hair-line finial.

Last modified 31 July 2017