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CLA 65
Shelfmarks
  • Vatican City Italy Biblioteca del Vaticano Barberini Lat. 679 (xiv.52)
Script Uncial and Pre-Caroline Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (701 - 900)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably in Central Italy. The added record on fol. 133 goes to show that the MS belonged to San Salvatore, Monte Amiata, near Siena, saec. XI.

CLA Vol. 1
TM Number TM 66162
Support Parchment
Contents Cresconius, Collectio Canonum.
Script Commentary

The uncial is artificial; LL run together. The minuscule portion shows Insular features, e.g. the frequent use of uncial R, wedge-shaped shafts of b, d, h, l, the red dots round the initials, and the form of initial D on fol. 96. The form of g is striking.

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