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Volume / Number: 4 / 457

CLA 457
  • Turin Italy Biblioteca Nazionale F.IV.24 (fol. 93) [palimpsest old]
Script Irish Minuscule
Date VIII (701 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written presumably in Ireland. Rewritten at Bobbio saec. XI. The main MS, to which our leaf was added, is composite: foll. 1–60, containing Walafrid Strabo's life of St Gall, have the familiar Bobbio ex-libris but no number; foll. 61–68, with the Vita S Antonini, have the same ex-libris and the number 153, as well as the fifteenth-century ex-libris (Congregation of St Justina) and the number 69. Both these parts may have reached Bobbio from elsewhere, but foll. 69–93, containing Vita S Nicolai and Sermo in Laudem S Lucae, are in Bobbio script.

CLA Vol. 4
TM Number TM 66564
Support Parchment
Contents Testamentum Novum, Epistulae catholicae (1 Pt, 2 Pt 1–13).
Script Commentary

Script is a rapid Irish minuscule: a and q are open at the top. Numerous glosses in Old-Irish; a few in Latin by a somewhat later Irish hand using a stylus.

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