Excerpt from Studia Palaeographica: A Contribution to the History of Early Latin Minuscule and to the Dating of Visigothic Mss
Yet a point of contact between the mediaeval and the ancient practice respecting i-longa doubtless exists. It is to be sought, I believe, in the doma... in of cursive writing. As a matter of fact, we find i-longa in the Pompeian mural inscriptions in cursive used in the manner in which it is later employed in mediaeval documents and mss, namely, at the beginning of the word regardless of quantity or the meaning of the word, and medially for the semi-vocal In order to see how the ancient cursive practice was taken over and introduced into calligraphy we must examine the connecting link, i. E. The mediaeval or later cursive. Without going too far into detail the usage in the documents may be briefly sketched as follows.
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