Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: 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

Global Aspect of the Script

  • Attached to the headline
  • Ascenders go above the headline
  • Descenders descend below the baseline

Variable

  • Stable
  • Equal to the height of the line of writing

Variable

  • Variable
  • Smaller than the width of an average vav

Quick

Irregular spacing

Approximate Size of Average Letters

Variable size

  • Ascenders are shorter 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

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Divine Symbol - #8777
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8771
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8773
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8775
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8776
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8778
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8779
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8780
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8781
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8782
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8783
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8784
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8785
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8786
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8787
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8788
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8789
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8790
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8791
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Letter - #8792
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Ligature - #8772
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 107: Punctuation - #8774
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