Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Main Scribe – Non-square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Main Scribe – Non-square

Scribe

Main text scribe

Script Definition

Sephardi (Italo-Sephardi)

Non-square (Beinoni)

Current

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

Variable

Variable

Quick

  • Irregular spacing
  • Nesting

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 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

Thin, traced with the edge of the flat nib

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Decoration - #8253
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Divine Symbol - #8261
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Justification - #8250
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8247
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8248
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8249
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8251
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8252
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8254
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8255
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8256
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8257
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8258
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8259
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8260
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8262
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8263
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8264
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8265
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8266
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 74: Letter - #8267
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