Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Main Scribe – Non-square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Main Scribe – Non-square

Scribe

Scribe not identified

  • Main text scribe
  • Artist

Script Definition

Ashkenazi

Non-square (Beinoni)

Calligraphic

Bookhand

Scholars'

Global Aspect of the Script

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

Stable

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

Variable

Variable

Slow

Irregular spacing

Approximate Size of Average Letters

  • Regular size
  • Elongated vertically

  • Ascenders are shorter than 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

Thin, traced with the edge of the flat nib

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Abbreviation - #6125
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Decoration - #6111
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Decoration - #6114
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Decoration - #6121
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Decoration - #6131
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Decoration - #6147
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Decoration - #6149
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Decoration - #6150
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Decoration - #6151
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Decoration - #6152
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Decoration - #6156
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Decoration - #6157
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Decoration - #6158
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Justification - #6127
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Justification - #6129
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Justification - #6148
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Letter - #6120
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Letter - #6122
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Letter - #6123
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Letter - #6124
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Letter - #6126
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Letter - #6128
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Letter - #6130
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Letter - #6144
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Letter - #6145
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Letter - #6146
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Letter - #6153
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Letter - #6154
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Letter - #6155
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 5: Letter - #6159
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