|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.
|TM Number||TM 66523|
|Contents||Augustinus, De Genesi ad Litteram.|
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.
|Last modified||05 September 2018|