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Columbia, University of Missouri, Ellis Library, Special Collections,  Fragmenta Manuscripta 002
Description: f. 1r-v - Not bound - John Bagford (1650s-1716) to St. Martin-in-the-Fields; sale 1861 to Sir Thomas Phillipps, n.15758; his sale 22 May, 1913, lot 742; Sir Sydney Cockerell (1867-1962) sale Sotheby's 3 April, 1957; William Salloch (Ossining NY) Cat. 258 (1968) to U. Missouri. - M. McC. Gatch, "Fragmenta Manuscripta and Varia at Missouri and Cambridge," Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society9 (1990) 434-75. H. Gneuss, Handlist of Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts(Tempe AZ 2001) 809.9.
Acknowledgments: - Prof. L. Voigts and Dr. K. Gould kindly supplied the information that made this description possible.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 2
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Language: Latin Country: Wales? Century: 9th

Part 1: f. 1r-v
Description: - Parchment - 255 x 205 mm - 45 lines (visible) in two columns; irregular cropping at top, recto; ruling instrument: dry point, lines 2mm apart)
Country: Wales?Cardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. IXSearchable Date Range: 800 - 899
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 2
Script: Insular
Other Decoration:
Notes: To Winchester by s. X in. See letter of Bernhard Bischoff to M. Gatch, 13.x.77; cf Lagorio article; hand is close to that of Anglo-Saxon monk Peregrinus, from Freising. See Cat. 400 Jahre Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, No. 4, plate 3. Could be Welsh? Latin
Number of Texts: 3

Text 1: f. 1r
Author: Beda Venerabilis
Title: De orthographia
Language(s): Latin
Notes: "Two paragraphs of commentary at the end are written in a different hand of the same period" (Salloch 7). For text, see H. Keil, Grammatici latini7:262-265, here missing some material between end of column A and beginning of column B. 
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Frag 002v   Contains the end of Priscian's De nomine (column B, line 14), followed by three passages relating to grammar, of which the second is by Audax, and the third is attributed to Jerome.
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Text 2: f. 1v
Author: Priscian
Title: Institutio de nomine, pronomine et verbo
Language(s): Latin
Notes: See Keil, 3:455-456. 

Text 3: f. 1v
Author: Audax
Title: Excerpta de Scauri et Palladi libris
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Grammatice officia sunt quattuor
Explicit: bene dictorum comprobatio.
Notes: Keil, 7:322. Above the passage from Audax, is another unidentified passage of 9 lines; below it is a quote attributed to Jerome, "A nota venit littera…"