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Volume / Number: 5 / **163

CLA **163
Shelfmarks
  • Cambridge, Mass. USA Harvard University MS Typ. 592
  • London United Kingdom British Library Add. MS 11878
  • London United Kingdom British Library Add. MS 41567 I
  • Oslo Norway Private Collection Schøyen MS 1361
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Nouv. Acq. Lat. 2243 (foll. 1–2)
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Nouv. Acq. Lat. 2388 (foll. 1–2)
Script Luxeuil Minuscule
Date VIII in (701 - 725)
Origin and Provenance

Written in South-east France in the region that produced the Luxeuil Lectionary (CLA 5.579) and the Ivrea Gregory (CLA 3.300). The fragment in N.A. Lat. 2243 was acquired from a Paris bookseller in 1881; the provenance of the fragment in N.A. Lat. 2388 is unknown. For further details see under British Museum Add. MS 11878 (CLA 2.163).

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 66267
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Contents Gregorius Magnus, Moralia in Iob (23.1–24.51).
Script Commentary

Script is a rapid minuscule known as the 'Luxeuil' type: a is narrow and leans back; b and o occur with a tag to the right; suprascript sickle-shaped u is frequent; y is v-shaped; i-longa is used initially and for the semi-vocal sound; ti ligature occurs for both hard and soft sounds of ti.

Notes

☛Tewes, Luxeuil No. 6, dates to after 680, ca 700. ☛Index Tironianorum here and here.

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