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Volume / Number: 5 / 571b

CLA 571b
Shelfmarks
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 8084 (foll. 156–158)
Script Uncial
Date VI¹ (501 - 550)
Origin and Provenance

For origin and provenance see preceding item.

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 66703
Support Parchment
Contents Anonymous, Carmen adversus paganos.
Script Commentary

Script is a broad round uncial, the letters firmly and precisely formed: F, P, and uncial Q are confined between the two lines; the stem of Y rests on the line. The uncial hand is contemporary with the Rustic; it is thus a help in dating uncial script.

Notes

☛Mabillon, De re diplomatica p. 352 and pl. VI. 2. Nouveau Traité, III, pp. 60–1, 64, 159, 267 and pl. XXXV. 8. 1 and 3; XLIII. 1. 1; XLIX. 1. 2. 3. 3. ☛A. Cameron, The last pagans of Rome, pp. 273–319.

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