Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Main Scribe – Non-square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Main Scribe – Non-square

Scribe

Main text scribe

Script Definition

  • Italian
  • Ashkenazi (Italo-Ashkenazi)

Non-square (Beinoni)

Calligraphic

Bookhand

  • Scholars'
  • Gothic

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
  • Equal to the width of an average he

  • Stable
  • Smaller than the width of an average vav

Quick

Irregular spacing

Approximate Size of Average Letters

Regular size

  • Ascenders are shorter than 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

Thin, traced with the edge of the flat nib

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Abbreviation - #8102
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Justification - #8092
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Justification - #8098
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Letter - #8093
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Letter - #8094
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Letter - #8095
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Letter - #8096
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Letter - #8097
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Letter - #8099
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Letter - #8100
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Letter - #8101
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Letter - #8103
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Letter - #8104
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Letter - #8105
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Letter - #8106
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Letter - #8107
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Letter - #8108
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Letter - #8109
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Letter - #8110
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 60: Letter - #8111
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