Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Main Scribe – Non-square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Main Scribe – Non-square

Scribe

Scribe not identified

Main text scribe

Script Definition

Ashkenazi

Non-square (Beinoni)

Calligraphic

Bookhand

Scholars'

Global Aspect of the Script

  • 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

  • Stable
  • Smaller than the width of an average he

Variable

Quick

  • Irregular spacing
  • Nesting

Approximate Size of Average Letters

Regular size

  • 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
  • There is no shading

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Abbreviation - #6161
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Justification - #6178
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6160
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6162
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6163
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6164
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6165
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6166
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6167
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6168
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6169
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6170
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6171
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6172
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6173
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6174
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6176
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6177
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6181
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. 7: Letter - #6182
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