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Volume / Number: 5 / 622

CLA 622
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 12135
Script Corbie a-b Script
Date VIII² (751 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably at Corbie. The manuscript can be identified with an item in the thirteenth-century Corbie catalogue. On fol. 2 stands the seventeenth-century entry 'Ex libris S. Petri Corbeiensis'. Like most Corbie manuscripts, it came to Saint-Germain-des-Prés in the seventeenth century where it was numbered '203, olim 119', and to the Bibliothèque Nationale during the Revolution.

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 66789
Support Parchment
Contents Ambrosius, Hexameron.
Script Commentary

Script is the familiar a-b type described above (CLA 5.554) by several hands; uncial A is not infrequent. Marginalia containing analyses of the text, probably by the first hand, are in uncial mixed with capital D, E, Q. The uncial form of is spiral and looks like an open O; uncial G has the tail curving to the right.

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