Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: 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

Oriental

Non-square (Beinoni)

Current

Bookhand

Scholars'

Global Aspect of the Script

  • In the upper part
  • Ascenders go above the headline
  • Descenders descend below the baseline

Variable

  • Stable
  • Equal to the height of the line of writing

Variable

Variable

Quick

  • Irregular spacing
  • Nesting

Approximate Size of Average Letters

Variable size

  • Ascenders are equal to the height of the average letter
  • Descenders are equal to the height of the average letter

  • Downstrokes are not parallel
  • Horizontal strokes are not parallel
  • Ascenders are not parallel to the downstrokes
  • Descenders are not parallel to the downstrokes
  • Ascenders are not parallel among them
  • Descenders are not parallel among them

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

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Abbreviation - #6856
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Justification - #6858
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Justification - #6859
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Justification - #6866
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Letter - #6852
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Letter - #6853
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Letter - #6854
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Letter - #6855
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Letter - #6857
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Letter - #6860
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Letter - #6861
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Letter - #6862
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Letter - #6863
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Letter - #6864
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Letter - #6865
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Letter - #6868
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Letter - #6870
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Letter - #6871
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Ligature - #6867
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 144: Ligature - #6869
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