4.3.2 National or Regional Scripts

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Cumdach Boss (3) | MS-5579/3
Created on: 10 January 2017

Boss in bronze gilt and blue colour studs, Ireland, 7th-9th c, 1 boss diameter 4,8 cm, height 0,5 cm with powerful ornate swirling motifs typical of Insular art

Cumbach Boss (2) | MS-5579/3
Created on: 10 January 2017

Boss in bronze with gilding gone, Ireland ca 750-850, 1 boss diameter 6 cm, height 2 cm, with quality Insular cruciform knotwork decoration with the Celtic Cross finials

Cumdach Boss | MS-5579/2
Created on: 10 January 2017
Boss in bronze gilt, Ireland, 850-900, 1 circular boss diameter 5,8 cm, with flange decorated with angular four strand interlace
Sage of Erling Sakke | MS 1570
Created on: 06 June 2013
MS in Norwegian on horn, Trøndelag, Norway, 17th c. in runes of the Younger futhark, naming the participants in 9 drawings of battle scenes, the last illustrating the battle at Kalvskinnet, where King Erling Skakke fell in 1179.
Calendar on Bone | MS 1576
Created on: 06 June 2013
MS in Norwegian on walrus bone or reindeer horn, Norway, ca. 15th c., 6 ff., 3x14 cm, single column, (2x14 cm), 1 line in runes of the younger futhark, 93 feastday symbols in a rather early primitive stage, including the 2 St. Olav axes.
Younger Futhark Runic Incantation | MS 1697
Created on: 06 June 2013

MS in Old Danish on silver, Denmark, 10th c., 1 strip, 7,8x0,3 cm, (7,1x0,3 cm), 1 long line in fine upright runes of the younger futhark.

Book of Linismore Alphabet & Annals of Inisfallen | MS 1731
Created on: 06 June 2013
MS in Irish Gaelic and English on paper, Ireland, 1836, signed by Peadar O'Longain and Pol O'Longain of the family that were chief representatives of the scribal tradition in the 18th and 19th centuries in Ireland.
Remedies, Spells & Charms | MS 1817
Created on: 06 June 2013
MS in Latin on vellum, Echternach, Luxembourg, 2nd half 8th c. or ca. 800, 1 fragment, 2,0x9,2 cm, single column, (2x8 cm remaining), 2 lines remaining in round Anglo-Saxon minuscule by a Northumbrian scribe.
St Adhelm: De Laude Virginitatis | MS 197
Created on: 06 June 2013

MS in Latin on vellum, Worcester?, England, ca. 800,in Carolingian minuscule by 2 scribes, 20 initials infilled in red and silver, illuminated initial monogram "GL", calligraphically drawn in black infilled and surrounded by red and silver dots.

Isidorus Hispalensis: Etymologiarum | MS 1816
Created on: 06 June 2013
MS in Latin on vellum, Germany, ca. 800, in pointed Anglo-Saxon minuscule, 11th c. annotations and a cross in margins.
Commentary on Joel | MS 618
Created on: 06 June 2013
MS in Latin on vellum, Lake Konstanz Region, Germany, 800-825, 17 lines in a transitional Carolingian minuscule showing the influence of local alemannic minuscule, large uncial letters at the beginning of each sentence.
Gregorius Magnus: Moralia | MS 077
Created on: 06 June 2013
MS in Latin on vellum, diocese of Chur, Switzerland, 20 lines remaining in a very fine clear Rhaetian minuscule and in uncial, 2 initials decorated in colours, probably made in the scriptorium of Bishop Remedius 800-806.