Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Main Scribe – Square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Main Scribe – Square

Scribe

Main text scribe

Script Definition

Sephardi (Italo-Sephardi)

Square

Calligraphic

Display

Scholars'

Global Aspect of the Script

  • Attached to the headline
  • 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. 36: Justification - #7766
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Justification - #7767
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Letter - #7760
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Letter - #7764
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Letter - #7765
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Letter - #7768
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Letter - #7769
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Letter - #7770
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Letter - #7771
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Letter - #7772
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Letter - #7774
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Letter - #7775
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Letter - #7776
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Letter - #7777
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Letter - #7778
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Letter - #7779
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Letter - #7780
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Letter - #7781
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Letter - #7782
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 36: Punctuation - #7773
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