Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Samuel b. Yom Tov Alzaig – Square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Samuel b. Yom Tov Alzaig – Square

Scribe

Autograph

Main text scribe

Full name

Script Definition

Sephardi

Square

Calligraphic

Bookhand

Scholars'

Global Aspect of the Script

  • Attached to the headline
  • 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

Nesting

Approximate Size of Average Letters

  • Regular size
  • Square

  • Ascenders are equal to 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

Thick, traced with the full width of the flat nib

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Abbreviation - #6367
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Decoration - #6332
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Justification - #6361
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Letter - #6333
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Letter - #6356
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Letter - #6357
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Letter - #6358
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Letter - #6359
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Letter - #6360
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Letter - #6363
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Letter - #6364
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Letter - #6365
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Letter - #6366
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Letter - #6368
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Letter - #6369
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Letter - #6370
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Letter - #6371
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Letter - #6372
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Letter - #6373
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 5: Ligature - #6362
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