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Volume / Number: 5 / 543

CLA 543
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  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 2235
Script Uncial
Date VI (501 - 600)
Origin and Provenance

Written doubtless in Italy. Belonged to Baluze, in whose collection it was No. 329; later No. 4038.3 in the Royal collection (see fol. 1). A charter, dated Febr. 6, 1685, conferring on Baluze a canonicate at Tulle, is bound in at the end of the volume.

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 66672
Support Parchment
Contents Hieronymus, In Psalmos (7–133).
Script Commentary

Script is an easy, graceful Italian type of uncial with occasional intrusion, as by inadvertence, of half-uncial elements, e.g. half-uncial a, d, Ʒ (fol. 15v, l. 18); the eye of uncial E is closed, uncial H has a marked finial, N is broad, S is top-heavy; many ascenders have a horizontal fore-stroke. A contemporary corrector neatly entered at the end of Psalms +℞ crossed through, which probably stands for 'recognovi'. Another contemporary hand wrote 'EMENDAVI' under the quire signature on fol. 106v. A marginal entry on fol. 112 in small, sloping contemporary uncial has the ancient abbreviations for 'inter' (ł) and 'tio' ().

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