MS. Friedberg 9-001: Letter - Mem: final

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Letter - Mem: final

Letter - Mem: final

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto Library (Toronto, Canada)

MS. Friedberg 9-001: Scribe of the Babylonian Mishna 'MS A'

Scribe of the Babylonian Mishna 'MS A' (Date active: 9th century)



Mem: final


Traced with 4 movements

  • Right-hand downstroke - rounded
  • Right-hand downstroke - angular juncture with the upper horizontal bar
  • Upper horizontal bar - straight
  • Upper horizontal bar - parallel to the headline
  • Upper horizontal bar - equal to the base
  • Base - concave (rounded)
  • Base - parallel to the baseline
  • Base - joins the left-hand stroke
  • Base - sharp juncture with the left-hand stroke
  • Base - juncture with the left-hand stroke below the baseline
  • Left-hand downstroke - straight
  • Left-hand downstroke - cross-shaped juncture with the upper bar
  • Left-hand downstroke - descends below the juncture with the right-hand downstroke forming a tail

Width: 23px
Height: 22px
Area (w x h): 506px2
Ratio (w / h): 1.05
Coordinates (top, left): 665px, 311px