Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Main Scribe – Square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Main Scribe – Square

Scribe

Scribe not identified

  • Main text scribe
  • Artist

Script Definition

Ashkenazi (Germany and Eastern Europe)

Square

  • Monumental
  • Calligraphic

  • Display
  • Bookhand

Scholars'

Global Aspect of the Script

  • In the upper part
  • Ascenders go above the headline

Stable

  • Stable
  • Higher than 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

Regular spacing

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. 167: Abbreviation - #7116
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Decoration - #7113
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Divine Symbol - #7094
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Justification - #7098
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Letter - #7088
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Letter - #7090
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Letter - #7091
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Letter - #7093
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Letter - #7097
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Letter - #7102
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Letter - #7104
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Letter - #7107
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Letter - #7108
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Letter - #7111
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Letter - #7118
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Letter - #7120
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Ligature - #7100
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Ligature - #7106
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Ligature - #7109
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 167: Punctuation - #7121
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