Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Main Scribe – Square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Main Scribe – Square

Scribe

Scribe not identified

  • Main text scribe
  • Artist

Script Definition

Ashkenazi

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

  • Stable
  • Smaller than the width of an average vav

Slow

Regular spacing

Approximate Size of Average Letters

  • Regular size
  • Square

  • 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

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

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Decoration - #6257
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Justification - #6256
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Letter - #6253
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Letter - #6255
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Letter - #6258
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Letter - #6259
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Letter - #6260
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Letter - #6261
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Letter - #6262
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Letter - #6263
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Letter - #6264
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Letter - #6265
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Letter - #6266
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Letter - #6267
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Letter - #6268
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Letter - #6269
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Letter - #6270
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Letter - #6271
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Letter - #6272
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Arch. Selden A. sup. 106: Punctuation - #6254
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