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Volume / Number: 4 / 418

CLA 418
  • Rome Italy Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale Sessoriano 13 (2094)
Script Uncial
Date VI¹ (501 - 550)
Origin and Provenance

Written in Italy in a centre with high standards of book craftsmanship. Collated with another MS about the tenth century when the missing quire was noted: 'hic min' est un' quatnio' (fol. l56av). The marginal entry 'hic loquitur' on fol. 9v recalls Nonantola minuscule saec. IX–X.

CLA Vol. 4
TM Number TM 66523
Support Parchment
Contents Augustinus, De Genesi ad Litteram.
Script Commentary

Script is an expert calligraphic uncial in very good tradition: the bow of uncial A is small and roundish; the shallow bows of B and R do not touch the mid-point of the upright; the hasta of uncial E is high; the tail of 𐌾 is long and occasionally has a tag to the right; the top of T is small. Marginal rubrics and appreciative remarks by a contemporary reader are seen on foll. 9v ('mire', retraced saec. IX), 12v, 14, 16v, 17v, 32; on fol. 42v the script is cursive half-uncial saec. VI; also numerous marginal entries in minuscule saec. IX or X; the chrismon opposite noteworthy passages occurs passim.


Index Tironianorum.

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