Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Main Scribe – Square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Main Scribe – Square

Scribe

Scribe not identified

Main text scribe

Script Definition

Ashkenazi (France)

Square

Calligraphic

Display

Scholars'

Global Aspect of the Script

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

Stable

  • Stable
  • Equal to the height of the line of writing

  • Stable
  • Smaller than the width of an average he

  • Variable
  • Smaller than the width of an average vav

Slow

Regular spacing

Approximate Size of Average Letters

  • Regular size
  • Square

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

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

  • Thick, traced with the full width of the flat nib
  • There is shading

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Abbreviation - #5994
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Justification - #5991
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Justification - #5997
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #5985
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #5986
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #5987
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #5988
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #5989
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #5990
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #5992
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #5993
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #5995
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #5996
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #5998
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #5999
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #6000
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #6022
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #6023
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #6024
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