Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria, MS F IV 24

  • Latin
  • s. xi
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish, Continental manuscripts containing Irish
  • vellum
A copy of the Life of St Gall by Walahfrid Strabo, which may have been produced in the 11th century. The last page is a palimpsest of earlier date and preserves the beginning of the Second Epistle of St Peter, which is noteworthy for its interlinear and marginal Old Irish glosses.
F IV 24
Provenance and related aspects
s. xi
Eleventh century.
Origin, provenance
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
Distinct units
f. 93

Palimpsest of earlier date.

Table of contents

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