Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Main Scribe – Square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Main Scribe – Square

Scribe

Main text scribe

Script Definition

Ashkenazi (Germany and Eastern Europe)

Square

Calligraphic

Bookhand

Scholars'

Global Aspect of the Script

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

Stable

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

  • Stable
  • Smaller than 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 equal to 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. Canon. Or. 3: Abbreviation - #7683
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Justification - #7675
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Justification - #7682
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Justification - #7700
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Justification - #7702
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Letter - #7674
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Letter - #7678
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Letter - #7679
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Letter - #7681
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Letter - #7685
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Letter - #7686
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Letter - #7690
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Letter - #7692
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Letter - #7694
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Letter - #7697
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Letter - #7698
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Letter - #7699
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Letter - #7701
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 3: Ligature - #7695
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