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CLA 555
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 3848 B
Script Pre-Caroline Minuscule
Date VIII–IX (780 - 820)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably in Burgundy, to judge by certain palaeographical features. Provenance Flavigny: on foll. 1v–2 running downward along the outer margin is the entry in Rustic capital, saec. IX–X, 'MONASTERIO SUM . . . FLAVINIACO'. Belonged to Baluze, in whose collection it was numbered 180; later No. 4241.4.4 in the Royal collection (see fol. 1).

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 66685
Support Parchment
Contents Canones S Gregorii; Gennadius, De Ecclesiasticis Dogmatibus; Canones (Collectio Herovalliana); etc.
Script Commentary

Script is a pre-Caroline minuscule (see notes), written by several hands: the distinguishing features are the a and t resembling Beneventan and the backward leaning h; the ti ligature is not infrequent; i after t descends below the line, as in Beneventan.


☛CLA script (Early Caroline Minuscule) changed to follow CLA 6 p. XI.

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