|Script||Uncial, Half-Uncial, Irish Majuscule|
|Foliation||Palimpsest, upper script (for the lower script of pp. 375/376, 385/386, 449/450, 471-474, containing Seneca in Rustic capital saec. V., see C.L.A., 3.346; the three leaves, made up of one bifolium and one inserted leaf, now paginated 209/210, 451/452 and 461/462 were taken from a discarded Gothic MS. of Esdras and Nehemias in uncial saec. VI.). Foll. 8, used to replace lost or damaged portions of the sixth-century palimpsest of Kings over Plautus described in C.L.A., 3.334a; 240-252 X ca. 210-217 mm., with varying written space.|
Written doubtless at Bobbio. For the composition and history of the palimpsest see C.L.A., 3.344a and 3.345.
The Irish majuscule is bold and calligraphic. A verse omitted by the sixth-century half-uncial scribe has been inserted in the margin of page 150 by a seventh century Irish hand. On page 462 the same or a similar hand uses once an unmistakable Irish g.
|Shelfmark||Ambros. G. 82 sup. (pages 209/210, 375/376, 385/386, 449-452, 461/462, 471-474).|