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CLA 581
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 9488 (foll. 3–4)
Script Insular Majuscule
Date VIII (701 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Origin probably Ireland or Northern England. Provenance unknown: an entry in Latin in sixteenth-century cursive (fol. 4v) has an umlaut-like accent above u which suggests a Germanic region; a sixteenth-century entry in French occurs on fol. 3. A note on the fly-leaf states that all the fragments constituting the volume were taken from manuscripts given to the binder in 1817.

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 66712
Support Parchment
Contents Sacramentarium (fragm.).
Script Commentary

Script is a bold, heavy majuscule: d has the half-uncial form, N is both uncial and minuscule, R and S are uncial; at line-ends uncial A and half-uncial r occur.

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