> the spelling "manadfuil" in a1) doesn't tell us anything, but it
> is at least remarkable that a) has "manotdfuil". A combination "td"
> doesn't normally occur, and that we have it here may indicate that the
> scribe encountered somehting in his exemplar which he couldn't make
> sense of and then "corrected" it in some way he saw fit.
BTW, it might be interesting to see what the MS Eg. 1782 actually has in this passage. Maybe there is a punctum
delens above or below one of the letters in the MS? Brit. Mus. manuscripts haven't been digitalised, have they? Or is
there a facsimile of the book?