Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Bodley Or. 804 – Massorete – Square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Bodley Or. 804 – Massorete – Square

Scribe

Massorete

Script Definition

Ashkenazi (Germany and Eastern Europe)

Square

Calligraphic

  • 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
  • Equal to the width of an average he

  • Stable
  • Smaller than the width of an average vav

Slow

Irregular spacing

Approximate Size of Average Letters

Regular size

  • Ascenders are shorter than the height of the average letter
  • Descenders are equal to 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. Bodley Or. 804: Abbreviation - #6318
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Abbreviation - #6325
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Justification - #6317
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Justification - #6326
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6314
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6315
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6316
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6319
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6320
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6321
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6322
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6323
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 804: Letter - #6324
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