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CLA 77
  • Vatican City Italy Biblioteca del Vaticano Palatinus Lat. 24 (foll. 122–128A) [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 66173
Support Parchment
Contents Cicero, Pro Rabirio Postumo (fragm., with end title), Pro Sexto Roscio (fragm. with initial title).
Script Commentary

Script shows an early stage of uncial: A is very pointed; the upper loop of B, E, and R is often open; the first stroke of M is straight; the cross-bar of N has a slight upward curve at the foot; strokes are frequently left unjoined.

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