Isidori De natura rerum
Script is pre-Carolingian minuscule of French type: a formed like contiguous oc is the rule, Caroline a is the exception; d has two forms, a number of ligatures are used, among them ct and the analogous at, ri and st.
Chapter-heading in red uncial now very pale.
Ink dark brown.
Punctuation: here and there the group *,* marks the main pause, the medial point lesser pauses. Abbreviation include b;, q; = bus, que (and quae); aù = autem; n/ = nus; p_, p- = per, prae; qd- = quod; s- = sunt; t2 = tur. Spelling shows confusion of e and i, o and u, ci for ti, and e for ae.
Two single folios enclose now sewn together.
Book Decoration and Musical Notation
- Persons Isidorus
- Text Language Latin
- Title De Natura Rerum
Capp. 33-36, 37-38