Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Main Scribe – Non-square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Main Scribe – Non-square

Scribe

Main text scribe

Script Definition

Italian

Non-square (Beinoni)

Current

Bookhand

  • Rotunda
  • Notarial

Global Aspect of the Script

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

Stable

  • Stable
  • Higher than the height of the line of writing

Variable

Variable

Quick

Irregular spacing

Approximate Size of Average Letters

Variable size

  • Ascenders are longer than the height of the average letter
  • Descenders are longer 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
  • There is no shading

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Abbreviation - #8575
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Divine Symbol - #8578
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Justification - #8570
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Letter - #8569
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Letter - #8571
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Letter - #8572
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Letter - #8573
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Letter - #8574
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Letter - #8576
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Letter - #8577
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Letter - #8579
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Letter - #8580
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Letter - #8581
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Letter - #8582
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Letter - #8583
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Letter - #8584
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Letter - #8585
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Letter - #8586
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Letter - #8587
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 4: Letter - #8588
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