Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: 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'
  • Gothic

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

Variable

Slow

  • Irregular spacing
  • Nesting
  • Biting

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

  • Thin, traced with the edge of the flat nib
  • There is no shading

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Justification - #6547
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Justification - #6550
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Justification - #6551
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Justification - #6555
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Letter - #6548
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Letter - #6549
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Letter - #6552
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Letter - #6553
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Letter - #6554
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Letter - #6556
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Letter - #6557
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Letter - #6558
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Letter - #6560
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Letter - #6561
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Letter - #6562
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Letter - #6564
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Letter - #6565
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Letter - #6566
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Ligature - #6559
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 142: Punctuation - #6563
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