St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 210
Lowe Elias Avery, Codices Latini Antiquiores. A palaeographical guide to latin manuscripts prior to the ninth century. Part VII: Switzerland, Oxford 1956 (Osnabrück 1982), p. 25.
Titolo del codice: , Moralia in Iob (Libb. XXXII-XXXV).
Luogo di origine: St. Gall
Datazione: Saec. VIII-IX.
Supporto materiale: Parchment has many holes.
Dimensioni: Foll. 129
Formato: ca. 285 x 185-190 mm.
Numerazione delle pagine: Paginated 1-254, with the first and last folios pasted to the covers and left unnumbered.
Composizione dei fascicoli: Gatherings usually of eight, with flesh-side outside, signed with uncial or minuscule letters in the middle of the lower margin of the last page (on pp. 231 and 247, which are first pages of quires, the signature of the preceding quire has been wrongly repeated).
Disposizione della pagina: (215-225 x ca. 150 mm) in 24-27 long lines. Ruling before folding, on flesh- or hair-side, 4 bifolia at a time, with the direct impression on the outer bifolium. Double bounding lines enclose the text. Prickings in the outer margin guided ruling.
Tipo di scrittura e mani:
- Punctuation: pauses marked by the medial comma; other points added.
- Abbreviations include b;, q; = bus, que; au (and auꞇ) = autem; = bis; bꞇ = bunt; ei' = eius; ee = esse; fec = fecit; , ꝳ (and with looped cross-stroke) = men, mus; = non; nr, ni and nri, etc. = noster, -ri, etc.; nc = nunc; om = omnes; ꝑ, , p; = per, prae, pus; ꝙ̄, q̍, ꝙ, (and q) = quem, qui, quod; , r̄, s̄ = rum, runt, sunt; sic = sicut; ꞇ = tur; u = uel.
- Ink dark brown.
- Script is roundish minuscule of the Alemannic type: ɑ is more frequent than a; z is tall; the nt-ligature occurs often in mid-word; Ɛ is used for hard and soft ti; noteworthy is the ligature ra with the shoulder of r descending to form the right-hand stroke of a.
- Colophons and headings in hollow or elongated capitals or in capitals mixed with uncial.
- Biblical quotations are in uncial.
- Simple black initials show the leaf motif.
Origine del manoscritto: Written apparently at St. Gall, to judge by the script. The familiar ex-libris lib' sci galli (saec. XIII) stands on p. I.