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CLA 417
  • Rome Italy Padri Maristi without number
Script Caroline Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (ante 814) (780 - 813)
Origin and Provenance

Written presumably at Lyon. Presented to the Cathedral by Archbishop Leidrat who resigned in 814 and died in 816. His autograph inscription on fol. 1v reads: 'leidrat licet indignus tamen episcopus istum librum tradidi ad altare sancti stephani'; it is also found in Paris Lat. 152 and Lyon 599 (515), 608 (524), and 610 (526). Corrections in his hand occur in this MS as well as in Munich 6305 from Freising, Leidrat's home.

CLA Vol. 4
TM Number TM 66522
Support Parchment
Contents Porphyrius, Isagoge; Aristoteles, Categoriae; Apuleius; Boethius, Commentarii in Aristotelem.
Script Commentary

Script is an early Caroline minuscule by two scribes: a has two forms, open a being more common; the ligatures mi, ni occur; ti ligature is used for hard and soft sounds. The occasional corrections and marginal notes on foll. 61, 74v, 75, and 76 may be in the hand of Florus Diaconus.

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