Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Main Scribe – Non-square

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Bibliothèque Nationale de France (Paris, France)

Main Scribe – Non-square

Script Definition

Sephardi

Non-square (Beinoni)

Calligraphic

Bookhand

Global Aspect of the Script

  • In the middle
  • Ascenders go above the headline
  • Descenders descend below the baseline

Variable

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

Variable

Variable

Slow

  • Irregular spacing
  • Nesting
  • Overarching

Approximate Size of Average Letters

  • Variable size
  • Elongated vertically

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

Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7376
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7377
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7378
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7379
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7380
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7381
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7382
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7383
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7384
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7385
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7386
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7387
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7388
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7389
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7390
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7391
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7392
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7394
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7396
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7397
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7399
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7400
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7401
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7402
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7404
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7405
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Paris, BnF MS. Hébreu 259: Letter - #7406
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