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CLA 348
Shelfmarks
  • Milan Italy Biblioteca Ambrosiana I. 1 Sup.
Script North Italian Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (701 - 900)
Origin and Provenance

Written in North Italy. Belonged to Bobbio: the familiar Bobbio ex-libris with the inventory number 98 stands on fol. 2.

CLA Vol. 3
TM Number TM 66449
Support Parchment
Contents Iunilius, Instituta Divinae Legis; De Proprietate Nominum.
Script Commentary

Script is a not very graceful example of North Italian pre-Caroline minuscule with a number of cursive elements: ligatures with and with i are common; shafts of tall letters are very thick and club-shaped; the form of the letter and the ligatures mi, ni suggest an Insular exemplar, which may also account for the Insular abbreviation symbols.

Notes

Bischoff, Katalog 2 no. 2636.

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