Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Square

Scribe

Scribe named in the document

Main text scribe

שלמה הלוי בר ... שמואל הדיין

Full name

Script Definition

Oriental (South-West)

Square

Calligraphic

Bookhand

Global Aspect of the Script

  • Ascenders go above the headline
  • Descenders descend below the baseline

Stable

2

6

  • Higher than the height of the line of writing
  • Stable

  • Smaller than the width of an average he
  • Stable

  • Smaller than the width of an average vav
  • Stable

Slow

Nesting

Approximate Size of Average Letters

9.7mm x 10.2mm

There is minor variation in the aleph dimensions: 9-10mm for height and 9-11mm for width.

9.5mm x 7.3mm

There is minor variation in the he dimensions: 9-10mm for height and 7-8mm for width.

9.4mm x 12.4mm

There is minor variation in the shin dimensions: 9-10mm for height and 11-13mm for width.

  • Regular size
  • Square

  • Ascenders are longer than the height of the average letter
  • Descenders are longer than the height of the average letter

  • Ascenders are parallel among them
  • Ascenders are parallel to the downstrokes
  • Descenders are parallel among them
  • Descenders are parallel to the downstrokes
  • Downstrokes are parallel
  • Horizontal strokes are parallel

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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Aleph
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Beth
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Daleth
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - He
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Vav
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Zayin
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Ḥeth
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Yod
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Kaph
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Lamed
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Mem
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Mem: final
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Nun
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Nun: final
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Samekh
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - 'Ayin
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Pe
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Ṣade
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Qoph
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Resh
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Shin/Sin
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Bodleian MS. Pococke 238: Letter - Tav
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