Carolingian Manuscripts: Paleography
Section 4: Exercise
Do you remember the distinctive letterforms of Insular minuscule? Can you tell Caroline Minuscule from Insular Minuscule? Hints: look for the distinctive g of each script, the distinctive r of Insular scripts, and look for the descenders that are characteristic of Insular Minuscule.
For each word below, identify whether it is Insular or Caroline: