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CLA 76
  • Vatican City Italy Biblioteca del Vaticano Palatinus Lat. 24 (foll. 74, 77, 81, 86, 100, 101) [palimpsest old]
Script Uncial
Date V (401 - 500)
Origin and Provenance

Origin uncertain. The Cicero was erased for rewriting ca. saec. VII–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 66172
Support Parchment
Contents Cicero, Pro Fonteio (1–2, 4–5).
Script Commentary

Script very regular and expert uncial: the upper bow of B and R and the loops of P and q are very small; the cross-stroke of E is high. There is a tendency to begin each column with a larger letter even in mid-word, and an enlarged letter occasionally occurs at line-ends.

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