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Volume / Number: 5 / **171

CLA **171
Shelfmarks
  • Brussels Belgium Bibliothèque Royale 19609 [1346]
  • Brussels Belgium Bibliothèque Royale II 7478
  • Hannover Germany Kestner-Museum MS Culemann Kat. I 42 (363)
  • London United Kingdom British Library Add. MS 24144
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 10399 (fol. 3)
Script Uncial
Date VIII in (701 - 725)
Origin and Provenance

Origin uncertain. Provenance Stavelot. For further details see CLA 2.171, CLA 10.171 (p. 31), CLA S.171. Previously catalogued in the Bibliothèque Nationale as Suppl. Lat. 1894.

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 66275
Support Parchment
Contents Paulus Orosius, Historiae Adversus Paganos (fragm.).
Script Commentary

Script is a late type of uncial with fine hair-lines terminating descenders: the bow of uncial A often forms a triangle with the lower side resting on the line; the upper bow of B is triangular and the lower bulges to the right; T is tall at crowded line-ends; FF and LL run together; OS in ligature occurs even in mid-line; suprascript and detached is seen at line-end; some initials of sentences have their stems intersected in the middle by a decorative stroke (N on fol. 3v).

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