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Volume / Number: 4 / 430

CLA 430
  • Rome Italy Biblioteca Vallicelliana B 25 II
Script Uncial
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written in Italy. The volume was presented to St Laurence by Iuuenianus the sub-deacon, as shown in the full-page portrait fol 2r. It was apparently used in or near the Beneventan zone, to judge by the added punctuation.

CLA Vol. 4
TM Number TM 66536
Support Parchment
Contents Testamentum Novum, Evangelia & Epistulae catholicae. (Vulgata, Lc, Act, Iac, 1–2 Pt, 1–3 Io, Iud, Apc); Beda, In Apocalypsim (1).
Name Codex Iuvenianus. Codex Vallicellianus.
Script Commentary

Script is a late, somewhat artificial uncial: the tail of 𐌾 is long and vertical; the first bow of uncial M is closed; the top of T has a downward finial at either end; uncial E with cedilla is regularly used for the ligature AE; FF and LL run together.


☛Added reference to portrait. ☛Weber-Gryson, Vulgata MS I (Act Cath Apc).

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