|Date||VIII (701 - 800)|
|Origin and Provenance||
Written in England or in a Continental centre with Anglo-Saxon connections, such as Echternach. The leaves were taken from the binding of an Echternach MS: on fol. 42 is the twelfth-century ex-libris, written vertically between columns: 'Codex sancti Willibrordi Epternacensis Ecclesie patroni'. On fol. 42v is an Echternach press-mark and a title in the well-known fifteenth-century Echternach librarian's hand. First catalogued at the Bibliothèque Nationale as Suppl. Lat. 1894.
|TM Number||TM 66726|
|Contents||Augustinus, In Evangelium S Iohannis (abbreviatio).|
Script is an expert rapid minuscule with many ligatures: noteworthy is the form of e with the lower bow reversed found in several MSS from Echternach (Paris Lat. 9527 and 9538: see CLA 5.584 and 588); the top of ꞇ often hovers above and extends beyond the succeeding letters; initial T resembles Z; z has a very bizarre form; ligatures of ti (with the top of t and the i written in one stroke), and tio, with subscript o, occur.
☛Formerly Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale Suppl. Lat. 1894 (foll. 42–43).
|Last modified||12 July 2017|