> In my opinion this is a wholly unrealistic scenario. If this version is
> supposed to be the archetype, then the author/scribe would have been crazy
> to leave such an open invitation to interpolation. If it is supposed to be
> copy of the archetype with newly introduced blank bits, then as I
> in my last posting, I can't see a plausible motivation for producing the
> copy in this peculiar format.
> Ron Price
Why produce it in that format? The scribe may have wanted the pages to be
logical divisions. That is, he wanted each page to start at the beginning of
a topic and not somewhere in the middle of a topic. I suppose, given the
relatively high cost of the material, this would not have been done often,
but it still strikes me as something that quite possibly could have been
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