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Volume / Number: 4 / 445

CLA 445
  • Turin Italy Biblioteca Nazionale A.II.2* (fol.113) (now lost, destroyed by fire in 1904)
Script Rustic Capital
Date V–VI (480 - 520)
Origin and Provenance

Written no doubt in Italy. Re-used in the early eighth century, presumably at Bobbio, to make a restoration in Turin G. V. 37, a MS of Cyprian described below (CLA 4.464). Separated from this MS by A. Peyron, the discoverer of the palimpsest. Destroyed by fire in 1904.

CLA Vol. 4
TM Number TM 66552
Support Parchment
Contents Cicero, In Verrem (–45).
Script Commentary

Script is calligraphic Rustic capital: the end of G curls in; the first and last strokes of M are oblique; N is broad; U has the uncial form; US in ligature at line-end.


☛Formerly Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale A.II.2 (fol. 113) [palimpsest old].

Last modified 30 April 2019