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CLA 76
Shelfmarks
  • 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. 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 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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Last modified 20 June 2017