|Script||Uncial and Minuscule|
|Date||VIII (701 - 800)|
|Origin and Provenance||
Origin uncertain. The whole MS was at Lorsch at least as early as the thirteenth century. The first part (see previous items) includes some medical receipts in a script suggesting North Italy.
|TM Number||TM 66177|
|Contents||Galenus, Alphabetum ad Paternum.|
Written by several hands, partly (foll. 8–24v med.) in uncial of the declining stage with the cross-stroke of T often forming a loop to the left and the stem having a distinct base-line, partly in pre-Caroline minuscule with many cursive elements: both e and c often have a little tag to the left; the shoulder of r often extends above the following letters; suprascript a occurs frequently in ligature.
☛Nicholas Everett, The Alphabet of Galen: Pharmacy from Antiquity to the Middle Ages (Toronto 2011).
|Last modified||25 March 2022|