Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Main Scribe – Non-square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Main Scribe – Non-square

Scribe

Scribe not identified

Script Definition

Ashkenazi (France)

Non-square (Beinoni)

Calligraphic

Bookhand

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

Quick

  • Irregular spacing
  • Nesting

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 parallel
  • Horizontal strokes are parallel

  • Thin, traced with the edge of the flat nib
  • There is no shading

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Abbreviation - #6033
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Justification - #6031
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Justification - #6039
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Justification - #6040
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #6025
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #6026
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #6027
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #6028
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #6029
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #6030
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #6032
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #6034
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #6035
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #6036
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #6037
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Letter - #6038
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 3: Punctuation - #6041
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