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Volume / Number: 5 / 531

CLA 531
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 1603
Script Pre-Caroline Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Origin probably North-east France. Provenance St Amand near Tournai: on fol. 7 stands the fifteenth-century ex-libris 'Pertinet monasterio sancti amandi in pabula ordinis sancti benedicti tornacensis dyocesis’. The fifteenth-century St Amand press-mark M 176 is on fol. 1. Acquired by Le Tellier, Archbishop of Rheims (†1710), who gave it to the Royal Library. Was ‘Codex Telleriano-Remensis 264' and 4483.A in the Royal collection (see fol. 2).

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 66660
Support Parchment
Contents Canones; Varia Liturgica.
Script Commentary

Script is an early and not very expert minuscule with some cursive elements: open a and a; here and there high-backed c and flat-topped ; y is v-shaped and dotted, z has a semi-circular first and last stroke. In the uncial headings N and R have the oblique stroke almost horizontal. A later hand, saec. X–XI, added on the lower half of foll. 5v and 6r 'Breviculus contra duciaticum' (imprecations against the devil).


☛CLA script (Early Caroline Minuscule) changed to follow CLA 6 p. XI. ☛Martinus scribe (John 1995).

Last modified 01 May 2019