4.3.3 Carolingian Minuscule
MS in Latin on vellum, England(?), ca. 1100, in a small round late Carolingian minuscule (recto), and a more spiky script (verso), incipit leaf with a large initial "L" extending the entire length of the text.
MS in Latin on vellum, England, mid 11th c., 2 partial ff., 10x15 cm remaining, single column, 13+9 lines in an expert calligraphic English Carolingian minuscule, with 6 lines of marginal notes.
MS in Latin on vellum, England, 1st half of 11th c., 32 lines in Carolingian minuscule, 5 lines in red uncials, 4 red 2- to 3-line capitals.
MS in Latin on vellum, Roma or Umbria-Roman region, Italy, ca. 1125-1130, in a late rounded Italian Carolingian minuscule of very high quality, expertly done by an unidentified master.
MS in Latin on vellum, Bobbio, Italy, 10th c., 27 lines in a very distinctive forward-sloping Carolingian minuscule with Insular letter forms.
MS in Latin on vellum, Milano area, Italy, 2nd half 9th c., in a fine clear, firm Carolingian minuscule, the gloss in a slightly less formal and smaller script by the same scribe, set out to form elegant triangular shapes.
MS in Latin on vellum, North France, mid 9th c. in a small, compact Carolingian minuscule by an Anglo-Saxon or Irish scribe.
MS in Latin on vellum, St. Martin's Tour, France, early 9th c., 1 f., ca. 30x21 cm, 2 columns, (27x18 cm), 33 lines in Carolingian minuscule, 5-line decorated initial H.
MS in Latin on vellum, Germany, ca. 900, in a late uneven Carolingian minuscule with Insular tendencies, 4 lines of opening text in red rustic capitals, 5-line initial "B" in an entwined ropework and leafy design.
MS in Latin on vellum, Fulda, Germany, 825-850, 35 lines in a strikingly even, heavy round Carolingian minuscule, reminiscent of 6th c. half-uncial, suggesting an ancient exemplar.
MS in Latin on vellum, Kochel, Germany, ca. 800, 4 ff., 31x22 cm, 2 columns, (25x18 cm), 29 lines in Carolingian minuscule by a nun.
MS in Latin on vellum, Lorsch, Germany, ca. 800, 1 f., 41x29 cm, 2 columns, (38x23 cm), 45 lines in a bold expert early Lorsch Carolingian minuscule of the "older Lorsch style".