Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Pesach b. Efraim – Square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Pesach b. Efraim – Square

Scribe

Scribe named in the document

  • Main text scribe
  • Vocaliser
  • Massorete
  • Artist

Scribal formula with the scribe's name on fol. 40v: חזק ונתחזק פסח הסופר לא יוזק לא היום ולא לעולם עד שיעלה חמור בסולם

Full name

Script Definition

Ashkenazi (Germany and Eastern Europe)

Square

Calligraphic

Display

  • Scholars'
  • Gothic

Global Aspect of the Script

  • In the upper part
  • 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

Very slow

  • Regular spacing
  • Nesting

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

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Decoration - #6296
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Justification - #6298
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Justification - #6299
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Justification - #6300
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Justification - #6311
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6297
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6301
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6302
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6303
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6305
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6306
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6307
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6308
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6309
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6310
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6312
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6313
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