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CLA 77
Shelfmarks
  • 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. 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 66173
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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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