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Volume / Number: 3 / 346

CLA 346
  • Milan Italy Biblioteca Ambrosiana G. 82 Sup. (p. 375–376, 385–386, 449–450, 471–474) [palimpsest old]
Script Rustic Capital
Date V (401 - 500)
Origin and Provenance

Origin probably Italy. These leaves of a discarded MS of Seneca were used at Bobbio for rewriting damaged portions of a MS of Kings (CLA 3.344a); this happened in the seventh century, as is evidenced by the various scripts employed by the restorers.

CLA Vol. 3
TM Number TM 66447
Support Parchment
Contents Seneca, Medea (196–274, 694–708, 722–744), Oedipus (395–432, 508–545), fragm.
Script Commentary

Script is a neat and delicate Rustic capital, not of the oldest type: F descends below the line; G has the uncial form; H is K-shaped, resembling h with an inverted virgula over the bow; the first and last strokes of M tend to become upright; V is approaching the uncial form.

Last modified 18 July 2017