Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Nathan b. Merari (Mordecai) – Non-square

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Biblioteca Laurenziana (Florence, Italy)

Nathan b. Merari (Mordecai) – Non-square

Scribe

Autograph

Main text scribe

Full name

Script Definition

Sephardi

Non-square (Beinoni)

Current

Bookhand

Scholars'

Global Aspect of the Script

  • In the upper part
  • Attached to the headline
  • Ascenders go above the headline
  • Descenders descend below the baseline

Stable

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

Variable

  • Stable
  • Smaller than the width of an average vav

Quick

  • Irregular spacing
  • Biting

Approximate Size of Average Letters

  • Regular size
  • Square

  • Ascenders are equal to the height of the average letter
  • Descenders are equal to the height of the average letter

  • Downstrokes are not parallel
  • Horizontal strokes are parallel
  • Ascenders are not parallel to the downstrokes
  • Descenders are not parallel to the downstrokes
  • Ascenders are parallel among them
  • Descenders are parallel among them

Thin, traced with the edge of the flat nib

Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Abbreviation - #4027
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Decoration - #4000
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Justification - #3997
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Justification - #4026
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Justification - #4264
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #3994
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #3995
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #3996
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #3998
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #4001
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #4002
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #4003
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #4007
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #4008
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #4019
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #4022
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #4023
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #4024
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #4025
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #4028
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #4035
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #4036
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #4037
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Letter - #4265
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Ligature - #4005
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.88.52: Ligature - #4266
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