|Date||V (401 - 500)|
|Origin and Provenance||
Written probably in Italy. The Cicero text was rewritten in the seventh century with a text of Augustinus, no doubt at Bobbio. The MS was given to a duke of Savoy in the first half of the seventeenth century. The Cicero palimpsest was discovered in 1820 by A. Peyron. Destroyed by fire in 1904.
|TM Number||TM 66548|
|Contents||Cicero, Orationes (Pro Cluentio, Pro Tullio, In Pisonem, Pro Caecina, etc., fragm.).|
Script is a finely penned Rustic capital: G has a short tail; the two outer shafts of M are almost vertical; the bow of P is small; U approaches the uncial form.
☛Formerly Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale A.II.2 (foll. 3–46, 54–72, 75–112) [palimpsest old].
|Last modified||03 July 2017|