Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Samuel b. Abraham Altaras – Square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Samuel b. Abraham Altaras – Square

Scribe

Autograph

  • Main text scribe
  • Vocaliser
  • Massorete

Full name

Script Definition

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
  • Smaller than 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
  • Nesting

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. 42: Decoration - #7805
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Decoration - #7806
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Justification - #7786
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Justification - #7789
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Justification - #7798
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Letter - #7785
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Letter - #7788
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Letter - #7790
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Letter - #7792
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Letter - #7794
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Letter - #7795
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Letter - #7796
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Letter - #7797
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Letter - #7800
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Letter - #7801
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Letter - #7803
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Letter - #7804
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Letter - #7807
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Letter - #7808
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Letter - #7809
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 42: Punctuation - #7791
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