Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Main Scribe – Non-square

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Biblioteca Laurenziana (Florence, Italy)

Main Scribe – Non-square

Scribe

Main text scribe

Script Definition

Sephardi

Non-square (Beinoni)

Current

Bookhand

Scholars'

Global Aspect of the Script

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

Variable

Equal to the height of the line of writing

Variable

  • Variable
  • No space (letters touch each other)

Quick

  • Irregular spacing
  • Nesting
  • Writing on different levels

Approximate Size of Average Letters

Variable size

  • 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 not parallel
  • Ascenders are not parallel to the downstrokes
  • Descenders are not parallel to the downstrokes
  • Ascenders are not parallel among them
  • Descenders are not parallel among them

Thin, traced with the edge of the flat nib

Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Decoration - #4447
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Justification - #4429
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Justification - #4444
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Justification - #4451
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4427
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4428
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4430
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4431
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4432
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4433
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4434
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4435
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4436
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4437
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4438
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4439
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4440
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4441
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4442
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4443
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4445
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4446
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4448
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4449
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Florence, Laurenz. MS. Plut.1.17: Letter - #4450
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