Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Main Scribe – Non-square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Main Scribe – Non-square

Scribe

Main text scribe

Script Definition

Italian

Non-square (Beinoni)

Current

Merchants'

Global Aspect of the Script

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

Variable

Variable

Variable

Variable

Quick

Irregular spacing

Approximate Size of Average Letters

Variable size

  • Ascenders are equal to the height of the average letter
  • Descenders are shorter than 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. 597: Abbreviation - #7296
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Justification - #7303
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Letter - #7293
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Letter - #7294
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Letter - #7295
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Letter - #7297
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Letter - #7298
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Letter - #7299
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Letter - #7300
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Letter - #7301
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Letter - #7302
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Letter - #7304
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Letter - #7305
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Letter - #7307
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Letter - #7308
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Letter - #7310
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Letter - #7311
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Letter - #7312
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Ligature - #7292
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Ligature - #7309
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 597: Punctuation - #7306
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