An Anglo-Saxon fragment of Justinus's Epitome

  title={An Anglo-Saxon fragment of Justinus's Epitome},
  author={J. Crick},
  journal={Anglo-Saxon England},
  • J. Crick
  • Published 1987
  • Art
  • Anglo-Saxon England
  • In 1910, Samuel Brandt published a description and photograph of a fragment of Justinus's Epitome of the Historiae Philippicae of Pompeius Trogus. The leaf, whose present location is unknown, belonged at that time to the collection of Ernst Fischer at Weinheim. Fischer dated its script, an Anglo-Saxon minuscule, to about AD 800, which, as Brandt observed, would mean that it antedated the earliest known manuscripts of the text, which are ninth-century. Although E. A. Lowe indicated in his… CONTINUE READING
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