Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 611: Yaakov b. Moshe b. Avi Dinar – Non-square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Yaakov b. Moshe b. Avi Dinar – Non-square

Scribe

Autograph

Main text scribe

Full name

Script Definition

Sephardi (Maghreb)

Non-square (Beinoni)

Calligraphic

Bookhand

Scholars'

Global Aspect of the Script

  • Attached to the headline
  • Ascenders go above the headline
  • Descenders descend below the baseline

Stable

  • Stable
  • Smaller than the height of the line of writing

Variable

Variable

Quick

  • Irregular spacing
  • Nesting
  • Puzzle-letters

Approximate Size of Average Letters

Regular 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

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 611: Justification - #7365
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 611: Letter - #7361
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 611: Letter - #7362
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 611: Letter - #7363
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 611: Letter - #7364
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 611: Letter - #7367
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 611: Letter - #7368
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 611: Letter - #7369
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 611: Letter - #7370
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 611: Letter - #7371
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 611: Letter - #7372
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 611: Letter - #7373
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 611: Letter - #7374
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 611: Letter - #7375
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Bodley Or. 611: Ligature - #7366
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