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CLA 558
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 4808 (fol. 121)
Script B-type Minuscule
Date VIII med (726 - 775)
Origin and Provenance

Written in East or North-east France. The uncial headings recall the type seen in the Sacramentarium Gelasianum (Vatic. Regin. Lat. 316 + Paris Lat. 7193, CLA 1.105, CLA 5, q.v.). The miscellany was purchased by Colbert, in whose collection it bore the number 2565. Later Regius 5203.3 (see fol. 1).

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 66688
Support Parchment
Contents Symphosius, Aenigmata (initium).
Script Commentary

Script is an elegant minuscule, approximating the a-b type, with a like two contiguous c's (the characteristic a is found only when in ligature with the preceding letter), with the typical b and other letters hardly differing from the a-b type; sickle-shaped suprascript u occurs; u after q resembles a reclining s.

Last modified 17 November 2017