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Volume / Number: 4 / 481

CLA 481
  • Verona Italy Biblioteca Capitolare VI (6)
Script Uncial
Date V ex (476 - 500)
Origin and Provenance

Written presumably in Italy and probably at Verona. Was used liturgically at Verona in the ninth century (cf. fol. 99v). Kept in the Cathedral Sacristy during the Middle Ages, where it was seen by S Bernardino of Siena: 'A Verona vidi in Libro antico nella sacristia, el Vangelistario in carte del vestimento di Jhesù, tutte le lettere d'ariento e ove si nominava Jhesù erano lettere d'oro'. It is mentioned as No. 30 among the quarto volumes in the catalogue compiled in 1625 by A. Rezano, Canon of Verona. The note on fol. 1v: 'Apparteneva alla Libreria del M. Saibante' (saec. XVIII) is hardly credible.

CLA Vol. 4
TM Number TM 66588
Support Parchment
Contents Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Vetus Latina, Mt, Io, Lc, Mc 1–14.61).
Name Codex Veronensis.
Script Commentary

Script is a very careful and calligraphic uncial with some ornate features; Square capitals occur at line-ends, especially in Nomina Sacra and in ligatures like ME. Many careful corrections and some later additions in uncial (foll. 11, 101. etc.); noteworthy is the liturgical entry on fol. 99v (at Mt 25.14) in red uncial saec. IX referring to the patron saint of Verona: + II· ID APR. ADSUMTIO SCI ZENONIS EPI.


☛Codex purpureus.

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