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CLA 70
Shelfmarks
  • Vatican City Italy Biblioteca del Vaticano Palatinus Lat. 24 (foll. 11–14) [palimpsest old]
Script Rustic Capital
Date IV–V (301 - 500)
Origin and Provenance

Origin uncertain. The Lucan was erased for rewriting ca. saec. VIIā€“VIII. The MS was probably at Lorsch during the eighth century. Later it was at Heidelberg, whence it was removed to the Vatican in 1623.

CLA Vol. 1
TM Number TM 66167
Support Parchment
Contents Lucanus, Pharsalia (6.21–61, 228–67, 7.458–537).
Script Commentary

Script rather small Rustic capital: B occasionally rises above the other letters; F descends below the line; G has the uncial form; I and T are easily confused; H has the appearance of a minuscule N with a small horn to the right, as in the Codex Bembinus of Terence (CLA 1.12). Some pages begin with a larger letter.

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Last modified 20 June 2017